To make solar energy accessible to all, we work
at the intersection of clean energy, entrepreneurship and education.

 

Education: Enabling the next wave of solar entrepreneurs.
Education

 

For Entrepreneurs: The SOL5 solar concentrator.
SOL5

 

 

Introducing GoSol.solar and the Direct Solar Economy

 

 

Highlight

GoSol Solar Bakery:

Our SOL5 solar concentrators have been replacing costly and unstable electricity, firewood and charcoal with direct solar energy.

When it comes to performance, 1 SOL5 can bake 500 cookies per day and 2 SOL5 Ovens have the capacity to bake 80kg of bread per day.

Learn how entrepreneurs bake breads and pastries with the SOL5 Oven.

Solar Bakery

 

Other News

Solar Entrepreneurship: GoSol's SOL5s maximise profits for cashew nuts producers

Posted Tuesday 20 August 2019, by Lorin Symington

The Best Agri Products Processing Cooperative (Bappco) is a busy hive of activity. Six days a week the men and (mostly) women of Bappco are hard at work processing cashews. The amount of...
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This was TBLI Conference Zurich 2019

Posted Saturday 20 July 2019, by Urs Riggenbach

Last month I attended the TBLI Conference in Zurich. The conference brought together impact investors and companies with a commitment for real impact. This was certainly one of the best...
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Forest Trends about GoSol in the Amazon

Posted mercredi 26 juin 2019, by Urs Riggenbach

We started our cooperation with Forest Trends last year in the Amazon with the Surui. Today, the US based NGO reported that "The pilot installation of the SOL5 GoSol unit for drying the babaçu...
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InnoFrugal and Arctic 15 in Helsinki

Posted samedi 15 juin 2019, by Eva Wissenz

It was great attending InnoFrugal and Arctic 15 recently with Lauri Nurro and Urs Riggenbach. Both events are key impact orientated opportunities bringing together VC’s and impact orientated...
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Solar charcoal, cashew nuts process and new evolutions

Posted Monday 20 May 2019, by Lorin Symington

Prototyping: beautiful (sometimes frustrating) and creative (sometimes repetitive trial and error iteration) prototyping! Building innovative new solutions to problems presented to us by our...
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Partner spotlight: CarbonCycle Processing Inc.

Posted Wednesday 8 May 2019, by Lorin Symington

Writing to you from the Philippines, we’re entering the most exciting phase of this collaboration. The construction of 4 Sol5 units is complete, and now we’re testing, prototyping and training end...
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Sponsors, Partners and Clients

 

Plan International Autodesk Foundation Forest Trends CarbonCycle Inc. +Impact UC Berkeley MDP, California Wärtsilä Corporation Silicon Valley Community Foundation Deloitte Foundation World Vision Global Resouce Alliance Tampere University of Applied Sciences Innovation Partnership Program Vietnam - Finland

 

For Industry: We solve engineering and simulation challenges.
Engineering

 

 

Who We Are

We work at the intersection of clean energy, agro-food processing and education. With our powerful solar thermal solutions, we bring cheap clean energy to generate sustainable incomes for all entrepreneurs in developing countries. More about us.