About Us

Who We Are

Village Energy, a Uganda-registered for-profit social enterprise founded in 2008 and HQed in Kampala, is a distributor of customized solar solutions that enable productive use of energy (PUE) for businesses, institutions, farms, Health, Finance and Agricultural sectors.
Through custom design, financing, installation, remote monitoring, and on-site servicing, we de-risk solar adoption for poor and off grid communities, resulting in positive impact including improved livelihoods, job creation, and access to services.

Our Mission

To be the trusted community-based solar experts who provide high quality, affordable clean energy.

Our Vision

Better energy.

Better Communities.

Our Process

Site Survey

Our professional team of certified engineers and technicians, at a fee, visit the site and evaluate the energy needs.

System Design

Using data from the site survey, our engineers design the most efficient solar system for your organisation.

Financing

Clients pay cash or are approved for a loan by partner Banks or SACCOs.

Installation

Our technicians install the system within 7 to 14 working days after payment.

Servicing & Maintenance​

Every system is backed by a 2-year warranty. This includes; emergency and scheduled maintenance visits.

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Remote monitoring

Our solutions make use of remote monitoring devices that store system data on a cloud based platform through an internet connection. This data can therefore be accessed remotely by the client and VE on the solar monitoring website app via computer or phone to track performance and troubleshoot any system challenges.

Why choose us?

Our systems are designed to power lights, appliances eg; phones, TVs, computers, DC & AC Refrigeration, Irrigation, and Machinery. 

We have partnered with select Banks and SACCOs who offer solar loans of upto 36 months.

Every system is backed by a 2-year warranty. Our technicians are based right in your community, which means repairs can be done quickly and by experts you can trust.

Every Custom PV system includes a remote monitoring device. This allows us to track your system’s performance in real-time and quickly identify any servicing issues that may arise.

All of our technicians are certified and have experience in installing medium to large systems. 

Would you like to start a project with us?

Connect with our team

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Waringa Matindi

waringa@villageenergy.com

FINANCE MANAGER

Ritah Najjumba

ritah@villageenergy.com

Chief technical officer

Elizabeth Auma

elizabeth@villageenergy.com

SALES MANAGER

Angela Kiconco

angela@villageenergy.com

Technical officer

Geofrey Ssenkubuge

ssenkubuge@villageenergy.com

district manager, gulu

Keneth Kugonza

kugonza@villageenergy.com

The Co-Founders

“I founded Village Energy with the aim of training the largest number of community-based solar experts to deliver quality products and after-sales service affordably. As a result, we will increase confidence in, and adoption of, solar technologies that have the potential to stimulate rapid rural development.”

Abu was the CEO until 2018.

Abu Musuuza, Co-Founder.

Jay joined Village Energy after five years at Google and has extensive experience in sales, marketing and operations. He was Vice President till Dec 2018 and currently sits on the Village Energy Board.
 
Jay Patel, Co-Founder.

Roey Co-founded Village Energy with Abu  and worked on the startup phase of the company until 2014. He currently sits on the Board and works in sales for Tesla Motors.

Roey Rosenblith, Co-Founder and the Chairman Board of Directors.