Right now, 1.3 billion people live in energy poverty.

In our modern world, access to electricity is crucial to human well-being and economic development. In Senegal alone, seven million people lack modern energy services. With this vision, five Belgian students founded Sénérgie, to bring light to rural Senegal and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals!

No Electricity?

The electrification rate in rural Senegal is less than 25%.

Kerosene?

Families rely on kerosene or other substitutes for lighting: dirty, inefficient and expensive.

Solar Energy!

Sénérgie offers clean and renewable energy at an affordable price.

We believe in offering the full experience of modern energy

Sénérgie distributes ‘Pico Solar Home Systems’, created by Fosera. Our world-class solar kit includes four high-quality LED lights, a radio, and multiple phone chargers. In order to reach even the lowest incomes of the rural population, we have included ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ technology into the solar system. This allows people to overcome the upfront cost and spread the payments on a monthly basis. Afterwards, we give our customers the chance to upgrade their systems to a larger solar system, including appliances like fans, TV’s, …

  • 10W Solar panel of superior quality
  • High-quality and environmentally friendly battery (LiFeO4)
  • Certified by the Lighting Africa quality label
  • 3-year guarantee and robust after-sales service included
  • Financing solution offered with Pay-As-You-Go technology
  • 10W Solar panel
  • LiFeO4 battery
  • 4 quality LED lamps
  • Multiple phone chargers
  • Radio
  • 10W Solar panel
  • LiFeO4 battery
  • 4 quality LED lamps
  • Multiple phone chargers
  • Radio
  • Fan
  • 20W Solar panel, long lifetime LiFeO4 battery
  • 4 quality LED lamps
  • Multiple phone chargers
  • Radio
  • Fosera LED Television

We believe in electricity as a crucial step towards a better life

Education.

A qualitative light for study and work. No more sore eyes or dangerous candles!

Communication

Charging mobile phones & listening to a radio.

Health & Environment

No more indoor air pollution or lung diseases. No more black carbon, one of the worst pollutants for global warming.

General well-being

Bridging twelve hours of darkness in Senegal and reducing crime.

Team

Ruben

Ruben is the head of technical affairs, and is currently working at Colruyt as an engineer.
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Gilles

Gilles, the General Assembly advisor for financial affairs and technology, and currently a management consultant at MCL in Leuven.

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Toon

Toon is the General Assembly advisor for marketing and HR and loves exploring new cultures and learning new languages.

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Michiel

Michiel, the General Assembly advisor for HR and financial affairs, and currently works at the National Bank of Belgium as analyst.

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Sam

Sam, the General Assembly advisor for financial affairs, and currently works as consultant FAAS FSO at EY.

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Toep

Toep is the General Assembly advisor for legal affairs and has a love for good food!

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We have a motivated, passionate and diverse team, that is growing fast! Fréderique, our CEO is assisted by Anta in our office and can count on Laurent for the installations. Chadim and Assane, form our ambitious salesteam, that roams the markets and villages in order to sell our systems!

Frederique

Frederique, CEO. Dutch on the outside, but Senegalese on the inside.
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Laurent

Laurent, first technician and father of two beautiful daughters!

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Assane

Assane, brilliant salesman and technician!

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Chadim

Chadim, passionate salesman and technician!

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We believe in Synergy between our partners.
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And we are grateful for your support!