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9 Energy Solutions Startups Redefining Energy Supply and Management in North Africa

North Africa has abundant renewable energy resources, including solar, wind, and geothermal. However, the region has also faced challenges in developing and managing these resources.

But a new wave of innovation has emerged, reshaping energy generation, distribution and management in the region. New systems are being designed that are not only increasing accessibility to energy solutions but are also improving resource maximization.

Here, we’ve highlighted 9 companies that are implementing innovative solutions to power households and businesses in North Africa. 

Elum Energy

Location: Casablanca, Morocco

Year Founded: 2015

Elum Energies is a leading technology startup specializing in energy and automation solutions. The company provides cost-effective monitoring and control systems tailored for hybrid energy systems.

Elum Energy’s primary products include the energy management system, ePowerControl, and the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) platform, ePowerMonitor. These solutions have been engineered for solar energy storage and distribution management.

Elum Energies’ offerings empower businesses to achieve energy independence, reduce operational costs, and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable energy landscape. By offering cost-effective monitoring and control solutions, the startup’s solutions also enable businesses to make informed decisions about their energy usage.


Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Year Founded: 2018

Wattnow is a leading energy management innovator developing advanced solutions for energy use optimization. The startup helps companies gain insight into their energy usage to help them manage their energy consumption intelligently.

Wattnow operates an energy management system that collects data related to energy usage. The system identifies and analyzes energy usage patterns, identifying trends, waste sources, and anomalies across all covered locations.

Wattnow equips companies with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions. The company’s proactive solution ensures optimal consumption for its clients, promoting energy efficiency and sustainability. Businesses partnering with Wattnow experience tangible reductions in energy waste and operational costs, enhancing profitability and competitiveness. 


Location: Cairo, Egypt

Year Founded: 2011

KarmSolar is an innovative company transforming power supply and distribution in Egypt with its advanced renewable energy solutions. It harnesses solar technology to meet the energy needs of businesses and communities in MENA, particularly Egypt.

Unlike traditional solar energy providers, KarmSolar designs and implements solar energy systems that are tailored to the specific requirements of its clients. Essentially, the company provides customized solar solutions, Karmsolar’s services range from rooftop installations for commercial spaces to large-scale solar farms. 

KarmSolar’s Solutions are not only eco-friendly but also economically viable, enabling businesses to reduce their carbon footprint while optimizing their energy expenditure. Overall, the company plays a crucial role, in fostering the adoption of renewable energy solutions in Egypt and neighbouring regions.

Aza Petrosolutions

Location: AGADIR, Morocco

Year Founded: 2020

Aza Petrosolutions is an innovative energy resources administration solutions provider. The company develops fuel management tools for companies, helping them improve how they handle their fuel inventory and resources.

Aza operates an IoT-enabled infrastructure encompassing a suite of products tailored specifically for fuel management. This infrastructure enables real-time fuel usage monitoring, generating detailed reports and analytics that assist businesses in identifying inefficiencies and implementing strategic improvements.

Through its designs, Aza Petrosolutions helps companies in the oil sector manage their fuel efficiently. By optimizing fuel usage and reducing wastage, companies experience substantial cost reductions, leading to improved profitability and sustainability. 

Infinity Renewable Energies

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Year Founded: 2014

Infinity Renewable Energies is a leading technology company at the forefront of the clean energy revolution in Egypt and the rest of MENA. The company offers comprehensive and sustainable energy solutions that power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature.

Infinity provides a wide range of cutting-edge renewable energy solutions tailored for various applications. From large-scale solar farms and wind energy projects to decentralized solar installations for residential spaces, Infinity offers customized solutions to meet the diverse needs of businesses and households.

Infinity’s unique value stems from its holistic approach to energy generation, seamlessly integrating solar, wind, hydro, and other renewable sources to create resilient, reliable, and eco-friendly energy systems.  The company’s initiatives not only create job opportunities and foster economic growth in the renewable energy sector but also inspire a global shift towards clean energy adoption. 

Amjaad Technology

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Year Founded: 2017

Amjaad Technology is an energy solution provider leveraging IoT to improve energy management for households and businesses. The startup company designs smart metering solutions to enable users to be more energy efficient.

Amjaad Technology offers several innovative products designed to cater to the diverse needs of both residential and commercial clients. The company provides state-of-the-art smart metering solutions for electricity and water consumption.

Additionally, Amjaad Technology provides an innovative online platform for energy management. This platform helps users to visualize their energy usage patterns, set goals for conservation, and track their progress over time.

By promoting energy efficiency and resource conservation, the company plays a pivotal role in mitigating the adverse effects of climate change


Location: Cairo, Egypt

Year Founded: 2017

Pylon is a leading utility and energy management service provider. The company enables energy distribution companies to efficiently manage their clientele and products through its innovative solutions.

Pylon offers a comprehensive utility management platform which it uses to oversee millions of smart meters in some of the world’s largest emerging markets. This platform facilitates seamless communication between utility providers and their customers, ensuring accurate billing, efficient consumption monitoring, and timely issue resolution.

Using Pylon’s utility management platform, distribution companies can minimize operational inefficiencies, reduce revenue losses, and improve overall service reliability. This, in turn, leads to more stable and affordable utility services for consumers, fostering economic growth and development in emerging markets.

Green Power Company

Location: Sfax, Tunisia

Year Founded: 2013

Green Power Company is an innovative technology company advancing the adoption of renewable energy options in Tunisia. It develops top-notch power solutions intended at making renewable power supply more accessible to consumers and businesses in MENA.

Green Power Company’s solutions revolve around solar energy systems installation. GPC primarily helps individuals, households, and businesses to customize and install photovoltaic solar panels. Thus, it enables all its clients to generate the energy they consume using renewable means.

Green Power Company has emerged as a leader in the development and implementation of solar energy solutions. Also, by providing reliable and eco-friendly energy alternatives, the company contributes to reducing the carbon footprint and paving the way for a greener future.

Solar Installer

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Year Founded: 2017

Solar Installer is a dynamic startup company revolutionizing renewable energy accessibility for households and corporations in Egypt. The company provides end-to-end solar energy services for clients seeking to embrace renewable energy use.

Solar Installer excels in the design and installation of solar PV systems, EPC services (Engineering, Procurement and construction), and O&M (Operations and maintenance). Essentially, the company is a one-stop shop for all solar installation needs.

Solar installer, through its services, enables businesses, communities, and households to harness the power of solar energy. The company aims to reduce the reliance on non-renewable energy sources in Egypt, thereby decreasing carbon footprint and promoting environmental sustainability.

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