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greenX Solutions Ltd

Network operators will spend $14bn/annum on fuel for powering networks in under developed regions. Our technology will reduce their cost.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Zastron Road, Cape Town, WC, South Africa
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2007
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

We offer innovative and comprehensive energy management solutions to wireless network operators in Africa. We lower their energy related operational cost through technology developed internally and a comprehensive delivery approach to ensure maximum savings of all energy related cost components. We address the existing installed base and network expansions with a targeted market share of 15% in 5 years that will result in significant growth.


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    Pieter Brand
    Head of Technical Strategy

    Pieter holds various degrees including an MBA. He has extensive experience, more than 25 years, in the power utility field where he recently was involved with defining key strategic programs, as key technical driver and engineer for Eskom in South Africa. His expertise in the utility management field including deep engineering capability makes his an extremely valuable addition to the greenX team.

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    Theo Minne
    Founder and CEO

    Theo has extensive experience in rolling out telecom networks in Africa starting in 1994. He worked for major corporations like Alcatel, Ericsson, ABB and Dimension Data where he build up a wealth of experience in project management, sales and business development. He established new telecom departments, repositioned existing departments as well as develop business as a whole. Theo is the founder and CEO of greenX.

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    Ernest Coetzee
    Human Resources Director

    Ernest holds various degrees including a degree in human resources management. He has worked for large corporations including ABB before founding ALOS a company he still manages 12 years later. He has extensive experience of the type of skills required in the power utility field and ads a lot of value to greenX by managing its resource needs based on industry knowledge and access to a large skills pool ensuring greenX skills future.

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    Funded from internal cash flow