GivePower and Silfab Solar Celebrate Longstanding Partnership

July 2, 2024\MAKINDU, Kenya

For Immediate Release

MAKINDU, Kenya, June 2, 2024/NEWSWIRE/ — GivePower, an award-winning nonprofit helping meet the world’s water and electrification needs, is thrilled to celebrate its longstanding partnership with leading solar module manufacturer, Silfab Solar. Since 2020, Silfab has donated 1,955 solar panels, powering projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Angola, and now Kenya! Last month, the Makindu Solar Water Farm Mobi+ opened in Makueni County, Kenya, providing access to clean drinking water to over 26k people.

“Silfab Solar is proud of our partnership with such a remarkable organization as GivePower, as we strive to deliver clean energy and sustainable solutions that can empower communities across the globe.  As a leading solar module manufacturer, we are excited to witness the positive and tangible impact solar energy and this collaboration can have on so many lives” remarked Paolo Maccario, President & CEO of Silfab Solar. 

This four-year partnership began with the development of three solar installation projects at the Congo Peace School and Garamba National Park in the DRC. Supported by Congo Power and Google, these projects collectively powered over 1,000 households and businesses, improving the lives of 3,982 people. Additionally, their donations supported the Okavango Delta project in Angola, in partnership with Wild Bird Trust, by installing solar panels that powered local community centers and approximately 900 homes across 21 surrounding villages. 

“We are very grateful for our partnership with Silfab Solar,” said Michele Magee, President of GivePower. “Our work together reflects our shared commitment to the proliferation of clean renewable energy sources around the world.  We are thrilled to assist in meeting marginalized communities most basic need with these solutions.”

About Silfab Solar
Silfab Solar is the North American leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-efficiency, premium quality PV modules. Silfab leverages more than 40 years of solar experience and best-in-class technologies to produce the highest-rated solar modules. Silfab operates state-of-the-art facilities in the state of Washington and Toronto, Canada and will soon be manufacturing solar cells and PV modules in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Each facility features multiple automated production lines, an ISO 9001:2015-accredited Quality Management System, and just-in-time manufacturing to deliver Buy American approved PV modules specifically designed for and dedicated to the North American market.

About GivePower

GivePower® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to extending the environmental and social benefits of clean, renewable energy around the globe. GivePower uses solar and battery storage technologies to deliver essential services to the developing world. The organization has helped bring clean power and clean water to underserved communities in 28 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Visit GivePower at Follow GivePower on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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