Fonroche Lighting at African Utility Week, South Africa


France-based company Fonroche Lighting, the global leader in solar lighting solutions, will be at African Utility Week in Cape Town, South Africa, 14–16 May 2019.

Pursuing its strategic development in Africa, the global leader in solar lighting solutions has confirmed its involvement at the African Utility Week conference and exhibition.

The event will be an opportunity for the French company to present its solar streetlights to South African decisionmakers and identify new local distributors to extend our sales channels.

Africa’s premier forum for the energy and water sectors

The 19th African Utility Week will showcase the latest solutions from 350 suppliers from across the energy and water sectors. The international event will bring together over 10,000 visitors from around the globe, including representatives of municipal authorities, public service officials and a large number of energy users.

Fonroche Lighting, the global leader in solar lighting, will be present at the Business France pavilion. The company’s CEO and teams will take the opportunity of this key South African event to present the innovative off-grid solar lighting technologies developed by Fonroche, which is already involved in a whole host of projects in Africa.

Looking for local partners

Fonroche Lighting is working hard to expand its business globally. Already established in Africa with subsidiaries in Senegal and Kenya, the France-based company is actively seeking new distributors to partner with in South Africa. African Utility Week will be a chance to meet professionals from across the sector eager to take up a new eco-conscious challenge. Representing the brand and its solar solutions, distributors play an important local role in identifying new projects and helping ensure their smooth and timely delivery.

Fonroche Lighting is the global leader in solar lighting solutions. The company is based in southwest France and is part of the Fonroche Group, an industry leader in renewable energies. In addition to its lighting business, Fonroche has extensive expertise in biogas and high-temperature geothermal solutions. Fonroche exports its technologies around the globe. The company employs over 200 people and has invested more than €600 million to date in renewable energies in France and internationally.

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