Who We Are
At Village Energy, our engineers are the leading experts in solar system design and installation. We customise each system to meet the unique energy needs of your business or organisation—guaranteeing that our solar power will help your business expand and run more efficiently.
With a network of trained technicians across the country, we promise to provide you with a reliable energy source that is tailor-made to meet your needs. Our solutions are perfect for schools, health centres, hotels, farms, offices, and other institutions in both rural and urban areas.
We also provide financing to our customers to acquire these systems for a period of 12 month subject to a credit assessment.
To be the trusted community-based solar experts who provide high quality, affordable clean energy.
“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. Our installation teams cater for our customers a step higher in the energy ladder, looking to bring television, refrigeration, computers, and irrigation into use. Our network of professional engineers and technicians cover districts across Uganda to ensure that any individual, urban or rural, that makes the decision to invest in solar technologies should never move a step backwards but keep advancing on the journey to modernize and expand their organisations. As a result, we will increase confidence in, and adoption of, solar technologies that have the potential to stimulate rapid rural development.”
– Abu Musuuza, Co-Founder & Chairman Board
Medium Business team. He has extensive experience in sales, marketing and operations. He was Vice President till Dec 2018
He is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania.
Roey Co-founded Village Energy with Abu and worked on the startup phase of the company until 2014. Roey has significant expertise in renewable energy ventures that includes biofuel, biomass, solar, and electric vehicles. At Village Energy he worked on product design, business development, installation, and fundraising. Roey currently sits on the Board of Village Energy, works in sales for Tesla Motors and is a graduate University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
–Roey Rosenblith, Co-Founder
Our professional team of certified engineers and technicians will come to your site and determine your exact energy needs.
Map economic activity, build local partnerships, conduct sales and marketing outreaches.
Using data from the site survey, our engineers design the best solar system for your organisation.
Client approved for in-house financing or gets connected to bank/MFI partner.
Our technicians install the system. All Village Energy technicians are certified and experienced in installing systems of 120W and above.
Servicing & Maintenance
All solar systems include a 2-year warranty and servicing plan, complete with remote monitoring. Our technicians are on-call and available whenever there is a need for servicing/maintenance.
Why choose us?
Our systems begin at 120W and above. They are designed to power lights, phones, TVs, refrigeration, computers, irrigation, and many other appliances which are needed for businesses and institutions. We will design each system according to the appliances you want to power.
Our systems are PayGo enabled, meaning you can purchase a system on credit over a period of 12 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 at least 2-years experience in installing systems of 120W or greater. Each of our technicians has completed installations of 1kW and above.
Would you like to start a project with us?
Connect with our team
Chief executive officer
Waringa is a Gender and Development Expert, with over 13 years’ experience working with non-profits in East Africa. She has worked in Botswana, England, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda.
chief technical officer
Giuseppe is our CTO and leads our Installation Business Unit. He holds a BS in Energy Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, where he was also a Technology Transfer Manager.
Human Resource Manager
Zainab is a graduate from Uganda Christian University Mukono with an experience of 7 years in human resource management. She has worked with Solar Sisters, Vodafone Uganda and City Medicals/ City Ambulance limited.
Sammy joined Village Energy in 2013 as a solar technician. With extensive experience in both off-grid and on-grid installations, he now manages our solar installations on the ground. BSc in Physics from Makerere University.
Procurement & Logistics manager
Judith has over 5 years experience in customer relations, sales and administration. She has a BA. in Office and Information Management and MBA in Project Management from Makerere University.
Fresier has over 5 years experience in the field of accounting and finance with a BSc in Accounting from Makerere University.
Cedric Smith Kirabira
Cedric has 7 years in marketing and 3 years in digital marketing and content management. He is currently managing our digital campaigns and content.
Angela has a Bachelors degree in procurement and logistics management from Kyambogo University. She has an experience of over 7 years in sales and currently managing our sales team.
DISTRICT MANAGER (MBALE)
Philip has more than 10 years’ experience in sales and leading sales teams all across Uganda. He is also a DIT certified solar technician
district manager (Gulu)
Alex has an experience of over 8 years as a Sales Manager. He is skilled in
communication, management, customer service and team leadership. He holds Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Kyambogo University.
district manager (arua)
With a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Kabale University, Ivan has an experience of 5 years in sales management as well as financial management.