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Jun 28, 2016 10:32 EST

Simusolar, Inc.: Financing and distributing renewable power systems to the 550 million off-grid Sub-Saharan Africans, for residential and commercial use

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 28, 2016

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Simusolar, Inc.

 

 

Financing and distributing renewable power systems to the 550 million off-grid Sub-Saharan Africans, for residential and commercial use.

 

 

 

Company Summary

 

Simusolar’s mission is to improve the quality of life for millions of Africans through distribution of high-quality, affordable clean energy solutions. Simusolar identifies rural-energy-equipment market opportunities, sources product (outsourcing manufacturing), distributes the product through its own sales force and partners, extends credit, and provides after-market service. With only 2% of a 540 million market addressed, the need is large.

 

 

 

 

  • StageFull Product Ready
  • IndustryClean Technology
  • LocationSan Francisco, CA, US
  • CurrencyUSD
  • FoundedJune 2014
  • Employees11
  • Websitesimusolar.com

 

 

 

Team

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    President & COO

    – Led and built out Nigerian social venture
    – Led social venture incubator at Hub SF
    – Entrepreneur of several ventures thru career, starting in 2000
    – Corporate finance experience at several Fortune 500s
    – Led Asset Backed Securities within structured products at RJF
    – MBA, CFA, multi-lingual in English, Spanish and Swahili (beginner)

     

     

     

     

  • – Founder and former CEO of AEE Solar Inc: founded in 1979; became largest distributor of solar products; sold to SunRun)
    – Co-Founder of Backwoods Solar Electric Systems
    – Founder of Solar ATM
    – Influenced the design of numerous inverters, charge controllers, and modules.

     

     

     

     

     

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    Marianne Walpert
    CEO, Co-Founder
    Unconfirmed

    – 25+ years experience in solar distribution, sales, management, and development
    – 8+ years experience developing off-grid solar industry in Tanzania
    – Founded and managed Pacific Solar Company, a system design/installation co.
    – Has influenced policy and legislation in the solar space.

     

     

     

     

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Simusolar, Inc.

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