Project Partners

OneShore Energy

OneShore Energy

The Berlin based company OneShore is a global market leader in the conceptualization of PV-Diesel-Hybrid Systems. OneShore's profound knowledge of diesel generators and extensive experience with the planning and realisation of PV plants are the basis for the development of optimized hybrid systems, customized to the clients' needs. OneShore's software solution, which consists of the OneAnalyser, OneDesign and OneOptimiser digitalizes the whole process from the load measurement, the conceptualization of the system to the operation of the system. The OneShore approach creates transparency for clients as well as investors and thereby reduces project planning and investment costs.

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BayWa r.e. renewable energy

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of BayWa AG, draws together the Group's activities in the fields of solar energy, wind power, bioenergy and geothermal energy. With its registered offices in Munich, BayWa r.e. is active in its core markets of Europe and the USA. The company acts as a full service partner and employs around 870 staff. It can draw on over 20 years of experience in this market where it develops, realises, consults and supports BayWa r.e. projects in the renewable energies sector. In addition, the company manages the operation and maintenance of plants. Further business activities include trading in PV components, as well as the purchase and sale of energy from renewable sources. Parent company, BayWa AG, is an international trading company and service provider whose core business sectors include agriculture, energy and construction.

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Sorwathe Tea Factory has been in operation since 1975 and is located in Kinihira in the Northern Province of Rwanda. It was the country's first private tea factory and produces CTC and Orthodox type black and green tea as well as organic tea, semi fermented and specialty tea. Sorwathe produces around 3.2 million kilograms of tea per year,which accounts for around 13% of Rwanda's total production. Apart from creating around 10,000 direct and indirect job opportunities in the region, Sorwathe is the only FAIRTRADE certified Tea Factory in Rwanda and engages actively with the local community through multiple social and environmental projects. It is also Rainforest, IS0 22000:2005, ISO 9001:2008 certified and Ethical Tea Partnership participant.

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Deutsche Energie Agentur

The Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) - the German Energy Agency - is Germany's centre of expertise for energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and intelligent energy systems. dena's aim is to ensure that energy is used in both a national and international context as efficiently, safely and economically as possible with the least possible impact on climate. dena is working with stakeholders from the worlds of politics and business and from society at large to achieve this aim. Shareholders in dena are the Federal Republic of Germany, KfW Bankengruppe, Allianz SE, Deutsche Bank AG and DZ BANK AG.

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renewables - Made in Germany initiative

The "renewables - Made in Germany" brand represents innovative, practical and efficient technologies and services which use renewable energy sources in a variety of ways, ranging from rural electrification to industrial-scale power stations. "renewables - Made in Germany" also contribute significantly to climate protection promoting the worldwide acceptance and use of renewable energies. It is the official aim of the German government to make a significant contribution to international climate protection. Therefore, the government has been actively supporting the world-wide dissemination of cutting-edge German renewable energy technology and know-how since 2002. The transfer of renewable energy expertise, the promotion of foreign trade and the facilitation of international development cooperation are part of the "renewables - Made in Germany" initiative.

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dena Renewable Energy Solutions Programme

The dena RES Programme was developed by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena) - the German Energy Agency. This programme, co-financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy within the "renewables - Made in Germany" initiative, supports renewable energy companies entering new markets. Within the framework of the programme reference and demonstration projects are installed nearby designated institutions in different countries around the world. The installation is accompanied by comprehensive marketing and training programmes. These projects impressively present high-quality renewable energy technology.

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