RECAPO: Providing Solar Energy to rural Malawi while others are just talking
HOUSTON, (MaraviPost): While many have been talking and making promises amidst ESCOM outages and prohibitive charges, a small and innovative company has been providing Solar Energy to Malawians since 2014.
RECAPO SOLAR has been the leading supplier of electricity to rural and semi-urban communities in Malawi.
They use an innovative way of supplying affordable (Pay-Go) solar home systems; replacing use of dangerous, polluting and expensive kerosene lamps, candles, dry cell battery torches among others.
Solar Home SystemsRECAPO: Providing Solar Energy to rural Malawi
The Solar Home System is an innovative product providing solar electricity for lighting in a house and charging small electronics like cell phones. The system costs less than what rural households are currently spending on candles, paraffin, dry cell batteries and fees for charging cell phones.
RECAPO Solar Systems has been established as the leading supplier of affordable, renewable and clean energy solutions for rural and peri-urban households. The company has received support and commendations from various organizations including World Bank Institute on Climate Change, US African Development Foundation, Ministry of Energy and Mining, Cancer Association of Malawi among others for its product and its business model; a Pay-As-You-Go electricity solution.
RECAPO has entered into agreement with Malawi Airtel one of the biggest mobile providers. They plan to use the Airtel Merchant account offering to provide services as another way of getting solar to as many rural Malawians as possible.
Indigo Solar Home System was first rolled out in Kenya in 2011 and has since been made available in Zambia, Malawi, South Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
How It Works
As its presence grows in the country, the company is looking for workers to fill sales positions, Solar system installers – technicians. you are encouraged apply by sending your resume (CV) and cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org
RECAPO Solar Systems (Pty) Limited
Chizuma Vg, TA Chimutu, PO Box 40394,
Kanengo, Lilongwe 4
Tel: + 265 99 4549 641 / 88 2382 641 / 88 885 1905 / 88 8821 709