Bringing you the energy solutions of tomorrow

With a decade of experience behind us, our purpose has never been clearer. We provide simple, sustainable savings to our customers.

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Renewable Energy Solutions

Our integrated solutions are designed to reduce electricity costs, provide energy security and improve your carbon footprint to enable a sustainable future for your business.

Since 2011 we’ve been financing and delivering solar projects across Southern Africa. With over 60MW of funded solar projects, we are continually driven to assist our customers in reaching their green energy ambitions while saving them money in the process.


Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica join forces

Starsight Energy and SolarAfrica merge to become market leaders in renewable energy across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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African Solar Company of the Year

As a pioneering renewable energy company, SolarAfrica has been named the continent’s leading solar energy firm twice, scooping the prestigious African Solar Company of the Year award in 2021 and 2023 at the Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA) Awards held in London and Nairobi respectively.

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Trusted by 100s of businesses each day


Featured projects

Ford Motor Company's Silverton plant where we constructed a 13.5MW solar carport

Ford Motor Company

Silverton, Pretoria
13.5 MW system 
20,072 tonnes of CO2 saved

BCC George's 1.74MW ground-mounted solar system.

BCC George

George, Western Cape
1.74 MW system 
2,587 tonnes of CO2 saved

Trade Route Mall's 3.6MW solar system including solar carports. Financed by SolarAfrica Energy.

Trade Route Mall

Lenasia, Gauteng
3.6 MW system
4,837 tonnes of CO2 saved


Trusted across Southern Africa

For more than 10 years, hundreds of businesses have used SolarAfrica to save on their monthly electricity bills, reduce their carbon footprint, and achieve their sustainability goals.

123MW solar

Signed & operational across 5 countries

25MWh battery storage

Signed & operational

478MW wheeling

Signed through Virtual Power Purchase Agreements

175+ projects

Installed and under construction

262 000 tonnes of CO2

Total carbon emissions saved


Latest blog posts

A Power Purchase Agreement’s (PPA) primary benefit is that it doesn’t need capital outlay. Your business will benefit from energy savings without risking its available capital.

Solar electricity generation is a sustainable, cheap and reliable power source. When you decide to go solar, you will need to weigh your options; here’s what you can expect.

Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular–here is a look at how solar energy is transforming the…

Unreliable energy supply significantly impacts your operations. A solar battery system will…

High energy dependent businesses in South Africa need to invest in power security to combat blackouts and brownouts.