SET 2021 Finalist: ecoligo Provides Low-cost Solar Solutions to Local Businesses

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Backed by loyal crowdinvestors, ecologio has reduced their accumulated CO2 emmisions by 1 million tonnes.

Low-cost Solar Solutions to Local Businesses

This SET 2021 finalist and winner, headquartered in the German capital, takes an impact-first approach to clean technology! ecologio focuses on raising capital to provide solar power generation services in emerging markets, ultimately offering business owners with clean, affordable energy. In this video, StartupTV interviews ecoligo co-founder and CEO Martin Baart. He identifies the gaps in established funding models and how ecoligo has devised a crowdinvesting model that addresses them. Since its establishment in 2016, his ambitious team has already completed funding and construction of more than 73 solar installations across Kenya, Ghana, the Philippines, Chile, Costa Rica, Vietnam, and Thailand. Shortlisted as finalists for the Start Up Energy Transition Award 2021, its goal is to install 1 GW of solar capacity by 2025, which would save approximately 11 million tons of carbon dioxide from being emitted.

To learn more about how ecologio offers low-cost solar solutions, visit their website!

SET Tech Festival 2021 – Recap

In 2021, our hybrid festival: both online and in Berlin, which had the motto “Reduce, Reuse, Re-energize,” gathered more than 940 participants from 65 countries. Giving our participants a chance to rethink global enery transition in terms of facilitating a circular economy, the festival included high-level keynotes and panels to address a sustainable energy transition. Feel free to re-watch the inspiring evening!

Each year our community of inventive start-ups is growing a bit more! With the SET100 2022 being finalised by our expert jury, this year is the sixth edition of the SET Tech Festival.Stay tuned to find out which one of our SET22 finalists will win our prestigious prize at the SET Award Ceremony, taking place in Berlin in September 2022.

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