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Emergence Green

We provide clean energy solutions to meet the needs of low-income off-grid households in Africa, an energy market of 500m people / $25bn pa.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Zakariyya Park, Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
  • Currency ZAR
  • Founded July 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

We provide affordable renewable energy solutions to people without access to electricity. Our customers are the low-income off-grid households across Africa who currently use unhealthy and expensive energy solutions such as kerosene, candles and dry-cell batteries. We replace these expensive and unhealthy solutions with renewable energy solutions which save households money, improve their health and productivity, and enhance the environment.


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    Hayden Alan Hamlet
    Managing Director

    13 years executive experience in financial (CFO), operational and commercial roles (COO) for high-growth SME’s. For the past 4 years he has been involved in the manufacture and distribution of renewable energy solutions to low-income households across a number of African countries. He has a deep knowledge of off-grid energy solutions and the distribution models needed to reach these markets. He has a B.Com Hons. with articles from Deloitte.

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    Ross Smythe
    Operations Director

    Over 5 years experience in the construction and development of low cost housing. During this period Ross gained an in-depth understanding of the requirements of these lower-income residents and also gained insight into the marketing and distribution value chains and political nuances associated with these consumer groups. Ross worked with and supervised a team of between 10 and 20 technicians in this environment.


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    De Klerk and Associates

Previous Investors

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    R480k - Founders cash to date. Excl. sweat equity.