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GCP Solar

Distributor of hand-held solar lights and mobile phone chargers. The lights can be used for home, school, or clinic.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website ghanacp.com

Company Summary

GCP Solar is a distribution company for solar lights in Africa. GCP Solar's strategy is to work with large distribution partners, such as Governments and telecoms companies to facilitate distribution to retail consumers. Our customers are those off-grid that use kerosene and candles as their main source of lighting, as well as those who are connected to the grid. Solar lights save money on fossil fuels and are better for the environment.

Team

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    Sidney Yankson
    CEO

    Sidney has worked in finance since 1994 and is a qualified barrister-at-law in Hong Kong. A graduate of 4 universities, Sidney founded GCP Solar to provide a renewable energy solution to those rural off-grid locations in Africa.

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    Frederick Sowah
    Institutional sales

    Frederick is responsible for developing high level distribution partners. He is a graduate from Yale university and has extensive connections in Ghana.

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    Felix Bodomo
    Sales

    Felix focuses on sales support and marketing. Felix has a BA from the University of Ghana and has extensive experience in dealing with retail customers at both Gemini Life Insurance and Consumer Insights Consults in Accra.

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    Michael Dohaney
    Chief Financial Officer

    Michael is a qualified accountant with an MBA (Finance) and MA (Economics). He has more than 15 years’ experience in senior roles.

Advisors

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    AB & David - www.abdavid.com
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    TBC
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    None
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