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31 Most Innovative Kenya Based Renewable Energy Companies & Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Kenya based Renewable Energy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Renewable Energy industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Kenya Renewable Energy Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Opibus

Opibus

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E-mobility development and manufacturing – Electric Vehicles, Electric Motorcycles and Charing infrastructure

Sanergy

Sanergy

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Sanergy generates fertilizer and other by-products through providing safe, affordable sanitation in the slums.

Sanergy

Powergen Renewable Energy

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PowerGen is building the grid of the future in Africa with smart, clean solar mini-grids

Sanergy

Sistema.bio

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Sistema.bio is a hybrid reactor biodigester that transforms the manure of animals into biogas and a potent, natural fertilizer.

Sanergy

Pawame

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A UAE based off-grid solar start-up.

Sanergy

Solar Panda

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2nd Gen SHS distributor in Kenya

Sanergy

Associated Battery Manufacturers East Africa

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Associated Battery Manufacturers East Africa is a largest battery and solar-power manufacturer.

Sanergy

ASOBO

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ASOBO is creating a sustainable platform for e-mobility on the water in emerging markets.

Sanergy

Akiira Geothermal Ltd

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Akiira Geothermal Limited operates as a geothermal exploration and power plant development project.

Sanergy

responsAbility Renewable Energy Holding

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responsAbility Renewable is looking to invest in and co-develop small to medium-sized renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Sanergy

GreenChar

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GreenChar is a sustainable energy firm converting sugarcane waste into clean and affordable energy for industrial use in Kenya.

Sanergy

BBOXX Kenya

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BBOXX Kenya designs,manufactures,distributes and finances innovative solar systems to improve energy access.

Sanergy

PoaPower

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PoaPower is an innovative start-up in the renewable energy space.

Sanergy

Gapco

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Gapco is a company registered in Mauritius islands, which has subsidiaries in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and Zanzibar.

Sanergy

Kipeto Energy Limited Company

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Kipeto Energy Limited Company (KEL) is responsible for the overall financing, construction and operation of the Kipeto Wind Power Project.

Sanergy

Deevabits Green Energy

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Deevabits Green Energy is a social enterprise company that distributes green energy technologies to the rural communities.

Sanergy

Continental Renewable Energy

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Continental Renewable Energy manufactures eco friendly plastic fencing posts from recycled plastics.

Sanergy

Flex Energy

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Affordable pay as you go off-grid solar energy in Kenya. Our products include solar lanterns, home solar systems and cookstoves

Sanergy

Kenya Climate Innovation Center

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Kenya CIC provides holistic, country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate.

Sanergy

Afrisol Energy

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Afrisol Energy Ltd, a social enterprise.

Sanergy

Illumina Africa Limited

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Solar PV and Solar Water Heating, Agri- tech, Insulation

Sanergy

Kinangop Wind Park Limited

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Kinangop is a wind farm development comprising the construction, financing, operation, and maintenance of a greenfield wind park.

Sanergy

STAMP Cleantech

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STAMP Cleantech develops and distributes Jiko Raha Multitasking clean cook stoves, Gasifier stoves, pellets, and briquettes.

Sanergy

Skynotch Energy Africa

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Skynotch Energy Africa is a renewable energy access promotion company.

Sanergy

Sosian Energy

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Sosian Energy develops renewable energy resources in East Africa.

Sanergy

Eco Makaa

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Eco Makaa provides renewable energy solutions by using charcoal and biomass products to minimize pollution and protect nature.

Sanergy

SolarGen Technologies

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SolarGen Technologies is a leading renewable energy solutions provider focus on energy, irrigation, and water solutions in East Africa.

Sanergy

Tahoe Solar

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Tahoe Solar provides solar energy services like projects, design, finance, and installation for homeowners, businesses, and organizations.

Sanergy

Remote Cycle

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Leveraging mobile banking, the software automates bookkeeping, billing and payment collection processes for energy providers.

Sanergy

Powerpoint Systems

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PowerPoint Systems specializes in offering power protection equipment, discrete components, solar and power control solutions.

Sanergy

Brightgreen

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Brightgreen manufactures and distributes carbonized and non-carbonized cooking fuels from organic waste.

Written by Mark Smith

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