Green Impact Technologies

Providing affordable renewable energy through PAYG to un-electrified communities
2019 SEED Africa Award Winner Clean Energy Lilongwe, Malawi

Green Impact Technologies (GIT) operates a PAYG business model, where last-mile customers pay local agents an installation fee and then upload credit periodically through mobile money. GIT is also developing a biogas plant which will generate energy from agricultural waste at Tsangano market for use by local restaurant entrepreneurs.

Alongside the innovative PAYG model, Green Impact Technologies provides certified products with a 2 year warranty and after sales service. By training local agents, GIT ensures both quality products and services.

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

Green Impact Technologies has brought affordable renewable energy to over 5,000 households, and is scaling its impact by bringing biogas to local entrepreneurs at Tsangano market.
  • Providing solar home systems in un-electrified communities (5,000 households served so far)
  • Allowing school goers to spend longer studying in the evening
  • Reducing health issues that stem from using charcoal indoors
  • Reducing CO2 emissions from using charcoal and firewood with about 50,000 tCO2eq emission reductions in the past year of operation
  • Addressing the issue of deforestation, in which families cut down trees to use as fuel
  • Supporting economic development as businesses can run longer hours with a stable source of energy
  • Creating jobs through a PAYG agent approach, installation and marketing


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Partners

This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

Malawi University of Science and Technology provides technical support for a build-own-operate model biogas plant in Tsangano market.

Greenwing Capital is a microfinance institution that acts as agents for selling the product through its distribution channels.

MAIVE is a GIZ funded program that supports Green Impact Technologies with marketing their products.

United States African Development Foundation is supporting the procurement of 600 solar home systems in 2019.

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