Widenergy Africa has received an investment from ShEquity, a newly-launched investment vehicle that focuses on backing African female entrepreneurs and innovators.

Widenergy has demonstrated strong growth with its pay-as-you-go model for providing solar home systems to rural Zambians. The company has almost doubled its customer base in the last year and is actively working on developing infrastructure to further support Africa’s transition to renewable energy.

Pauline Koelbl, ...