Solarworx invited to speak at Global Solutions Summit 2024

Solarworx participated in the Global Solutions Summit 2024, held in Berlin from May 6th to 7th. The Summit is renowned for shaping policy recommendations for the G20, G7, and global governance, bringing together experts from various sectors. During the panel session titled “Decentralized Energy Solutions: Local Solutions and Global Impact”, Solarworx presented the transformative potential…

Solarworx & Solarkiosk Launch Solar Projects in Germany

Solarworx, together with our partner Solarkiosk, are expanding our solar services to Germany, with our new residential solar installation projects. This expansion is consistent with the companies’ commitment to sustainable energy and supports ongoing sustainable energy projects in Africa. The profits generated in Germany finance our ongoing initiatives in Africa. Customers in Germany can expect…

DC Microgrid in Mubanga fully operational

Solarworx is pleased to announce the successful operation of our MESH grid in Mubanga. This commercial MESH grid, located near Lusaka, Zambia, consists of 60 connections—55 consumer connections and 5 prosumer connections. Each of these prosumer connections are powered by approximately 1 kW PVp and 2.4 kWh batteries, resulting in a collective capacity of approximately…

Solarworx is listed in the SET100 List of 2024

Solarworx is honoured to be chosen as one the 100 best clean energy and climate tech start-ups by being included in the 2024 SET100 list. Chosen by an international panel of experts from over 430 start-ups, Solarworx was awarded in the category of “Quality Energy Access & Sustainable Development Goals (SDG-7)”. The SET100 list showcases…

Solarworx is listed in the SET100 List of 2023

We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the most promising global startups in energy and climate technology by being included in the 2023 SET100 List, in the category of “Quality Energy Access & Sustainable Development Goals (SDG-7)”. The SET100 List presents the top applications for the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award, which…

Solar Show Africa 2023 in Johannesburg

We are going to exhibit our latest Solar Home and DC MESH technologies on the Solar Show Africa 2023 in Johannesburg, 25-26th of April. Please find us at the Canadian Solar booth in the Sandton Convention Centre, we share a booth!   About Canadian Solar Inc. Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 in Canada and…

Solarworx will attend APEC 2023 in Orlando, USA

Solarworx will attend the APEC 2023 in Orlando, USA from March 19th to 23rd in course of the IEEE Empower a billion lives competition. Solarworx will present its latest advancement in the DC MESH technology space at the conference.   About Empower a Billion Lives Empower a Billion Lives (EBL) unleashes innovation through the development…

Solego mesh in North Cameroon

Maroua, Cameroon September 6th, 2022 – The new DC Microgrid in the village of Zalla close to Maroua in North Cameroon is successfully in use. All local representatives supported the project and helped with its realization. The energy is being used so far for chilled water, a hair salon, lighting, fans and television. Distributors such…

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 at Ecosummit 2019

Berlin, 18th June 2019 – Watch the pitch of Solarworx Co-Founder & CEO Felix Boldt during this year’s Ecosummit in Berlin. Display content from YouTube Click here to display content from YouTube. Learn more in YouTube’s privacy policy. Always display content from YouTube

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 pitches at TBB. Copenhagen

Copenhagen, 18th October 2018 – SolarWorX has been invited to pitch at the TBB. sustainable energy conference this year. The presentation video of CEO Felix Boldt can be found below. Further information about the conference: TBB. Copenhagen Display content from YouTube Click here to display content from YouTube. Learn more in YouTube’s privacy policy. Always…

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…

Jakob in China: Water Pump Testing

Shenzhen, 18th July 2018 – With today’s afternoon, SolarWorX has a new teststand for submersible pumps. In order to not only disassemble and check all the inner components for quality, but as well run some kind of real-live test, I installed two of them directly in front of my window, so I can watch them…

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…

Jakob in China: The Mold

Shenzhen, 15th June 2018 – A few days ago our production partner made me aware, that in order to use our special eco-material, we have to modify the surface of the mold to make injection traces less visible. I compared some options, but actually the only option really helping against those traces, will be, to…

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…