Renewable energy for off-grid communities in Africa
Winch Energy is a UK-based partnership between Total EREN, Winch Energy Partners, Itochu Corporation and Algihaz Holding. The company is a global, off-grid energy developer and technology integrator focusing on renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Europe, Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Notably, Winch have developed a proprietary Remote Power Unit (RPU), which provides a “3-utility” solution for the millions of people around the world without access to electricity, internet, or water.
Winch Energy currently operates in 5 countries across Africa, with key projects under construction in Sierra Leone and Uganda, which will provide over 6,600 connections and benefit over 150,000 people. The company is working towards creating 200,000 new connections in Africa that will benefits over 1.5 million people. This sustainable micro-grid solution is a transformational lifeline for countless remote communities across the globe.