Solarworx launches DC Microgrid in North Cameroon

Maroua, Cameroon April 8th, 2022 – Solarworx expands its new DC Microgrid technology to the village of Zalla close to Maroua in North Cameroon. Together with local installer Solkamtech SARL the Solar Home System based power grid now allows power sharing among 25 households. Within this year another 30 households will be connected. The RES…

DC Microgrid successfully piloted in Zambia

Mumbwa, Zambia, 30th October 2021 – Solarworx has been able to complete the first pilot installation of its innovative DC Microgrid in the area of Mumbwa, Zambia. The grid builds upon existing Solar Home Systems from Solarworx or other manufacturers and allows sharing the excess power from solar panels or battery capacity. Costs are considerably…

Canadian Solar Invests in German Off-Grid Solar Pioneer SolarWorX as Part of a Strategic Partnership

Canadian Solar, EIT InnoEnergy and DEG invest a seven-digit sum into SolarWorXPartnership looks to address the global challenge of 1.2 billion people currently living without reliable access to electricity GUELPH, Ontario, March 16, 2021 – Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ) and SolarWorX, a Berlin based off-grid solar pioneer, announced today…

German Energy Agency dena supports SHS rollout in Zambia

Mumbwa, Zambia 18th December 2020 – With support of the Renewable Energy Solutions (RES) Programme the Germany Energy Agency, Solarworx and partners LittleSun and Nexira have started the rollout of Solar Home Systems in Zambia. In the course of the project, 35 Solarworx Solego 160 Solar Home Systems including DC appliances are installed in households…

Second place of “MakeItMatter” award goes to Solarworx

Freiburg, 12th December 2019 – Second place of the MakeItMatter award 2019 goes to Solarworx from Berlin. Local utility company EWS, together with the Freiburg-based Smart Green Accelerator start-up platform, presented the MakeItMatter awards for the first time. The prize aims at start-ups that advance the energy revolution with innovative ideas while thinking about aspects…

Solarworx wins BPW energy business plan competition

Berlin, 29th May 2019 – Solarworx wins the energy startup business plan competition organised by Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB), Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg (ILB) and Unternehmensverbände Berlin-Brandenburg (UVB). Among the three finalists Solarworx was able to convince the jury consisting of investors and experts in finance and energy including Dr. Karina Rigby, Siemens Vice President and…

The story of Ngomna Nyouma

Ngamu Nyouma is a 42 years old man who lives with his 3 wifes in Sekande, a small village at the outskirts of Maroua, northern Cameroon. 

Electricity lines are running close by but for most of the villagers a connection is too expensive. He used to earn some money with his livestock but this is…

SolarWorX wins SolarPower Europe Start-Up award

Munich, 4th December 2018 – SolarWorx wins the 1st Digital Solar & Storage award for Start-Ups initiated by SolarPowerEurope. After being shortlisted with three other start-ups, SolarWorX CEO Felix Boldt was able to convince the jury with the modular electrification approach. The price money was 5000€. “SolarWorX has developed a clever, clean power solution based…

SolarWorX secures grant from IBB

Berlin, 30th August 2018 – SolarWorX receives a 50,000€ grant from Investitionsbank Berlin  (IBB) as a support for future business development. The funding programme is aimed at innovative start-ups in Berlin and provides a cost subsidy for the development, implementation and market entry of innovative products and services. Funding is provided for technological, digital or…

Co-Creation workshop with MSc. Entech students

Kaub, 13th July 2018 – During this year’s Open Space Studio Summer Atelier 28 international students from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) participated in a co-creation workshop with SolarWorX and business managers from the impact investor InnoEnergy. Driven by the question how sustainable progress in developing countries can be achieved with…

First prototype installation in Cameroon

Cameroon, 2nd April 2018 – During a field trip to Cameroon a first sample installation of a SolarWorX 50W Solar Home System prototype has been succesfully completed. As the target region the Extrême-Nord was chosen, where electrification rates are below 20% and temperatures climb up to 45 °C. “Our main target was to take the…