International Investor Award Winner
Sun Exchange is the world’s first peer-to-peer solar leasing platform, and a renowned leader in technology and renewable energy innovation across Africa. Its mission is to connect the world to the sun.
Through Sun Exchange, anyone, anywhere in the world, can buy solar cells and lease them to be installed in remotely located solar projects powering businesses and communities in emerging markets. Sun Exchange eliminates roadblocks to solar adoption in developing regions with financial innovation and the power of the crowd, driving sustainable energy development and making the environmental, social and economic benefits of solar accessible and affordable for all.
Since launching in 2015, the company has built a community of more than 8,000 Sun Exchange members across approximately 140 countries and has brought solar power to 13 South African schools, businesses and organisations, offsetting 1,500 tonnes of carbon per year, and growing.