Restio Energy is a leading energy-for-development consulting firm, based in Somerset West, South Africa. Founded in 2001, the company has led and participated in numerous consultancy and project development initiatives across the SADC and East African regions. Restio Energy’s focus has been on understanding energy poverty and developing sustainable solutions to address these realities. It works principally in the ‘off-grid’ and ‘low-income’ sector to provide these communities with access to an integrated and sustainable energy solution. The Consulting team has a range of experience, and has contributed to significant innovation in the field. We are also able to draw on an extensive network of associates.
Restio Energy is committed to improving access to renewable and clean energy solutions for impoverished rural and urban communities. Restio Energy is committed to understanding energy poverty and scarcity, and developing sustainable solutions to address these realities. Restio knows that technologies work and that it is their sustainable implementation that remains the challenge. Restio Energy works with different technologies, people and contexts to develop appropriate solutions to improve access to modern energy services.
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PlaNet Finance’s mission is to help poor people develop income generating activities in order to sustainably improve their living conditions. PlaNet Finance has a worldwide network of 122 experts and is active in almost 50 countries worldwide. It offers advisory services and technical assistance to microfinance actors so as to improve their financial and social performance as well as supporting micro-entrepreneurs in their endeavours.
PlaNet Finance also contributes to the improvement of knowledge and spreading of good practices in microfinance. PlaNet Finance is a member of the PlaNet Finance Group and has its Head Office in Paris, France.
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The Business Place
The Business Place Philippi is part of The Business Place network of walk in centres located in South Africa and Botswana for entrepreneurs that has emerged as a leading small, medium and micro enterprise (SMME) development service in South Africa.
The Business Place Philippi is responsible for creating an inspirational and enabling environment that stimulates creativity, innovation and opportunity in order to unleash individual potential. The Business Place Philippi takes pride in offering free business support and information services and training courses all under the one roof.
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