WHY CROSSBOUNDARY ENERGY?

We believe megawatts speak louder than words. If you’re looking for a proven solar energy supplier in Africa, CBE is your clear choice. From Kenya to Ghana, Africa’s top brands have selected CBE as their preferred solar energy supplier. We are the only commercial owner & operator with on-the-ground experience managing solar in Africa for corporate customers - and it’s all we do.

OUR PROJECTS

Unilever Tea Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya
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Date Completed: 

May 2019

Size of installation

Size: 619kW, panel count: 1,904

Mounting Type

Ground, solar tracking system

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Description

Unilever Tea Kenya is one of Kenya’s oldest and largest tea producers, supplying the black tea found in Lipton tea bags worldwide. CBE’s solar solution for Unilever – which rotates to track the sun from east to west during the day – will supply 1.2M kWh to the tea plantation on an annual basis.

Location:

Kericho, Kenya

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Date Completed: 

November 2018

Size of installation

Size: 400kW, panel count: 1,540

Mounting Type

Roof

Agreement

16-year power purchase agreement

Description

Founded in 1989 by Dr. Kwabena Adjei, Kasapreko Company is a leading Ghanaian producer of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Its signature product, Alomo Bitters, is a liquor flavoured with local herbs and spices. CBE’s rooftop solar installation supplies 570,000 kWh per year to support Kasapreko’s production and bottling operations. Kasapreko has signed on with CBE to expand the capacity of their rooftop system to over 1MWp.

Location:

Accra, Ghana

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Date Completed

March 2016

Size of installation

Size: 20kW, panel count: 80

Mounting Type

elevated platform

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Partners

Centennial Generating Co., PowerGen Renewable Energy

Description

The Kigali Genocide Memorial, operated by Aegis Trust, attracts nearly 100,000 annual visitors to remember the victims of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. CBE’s solar installation on the museum grounds supplies the museum’s three buildings with over 20,000 kWh of electricity per year.

Location:

Kigali, Rwanda 

Garden City Mall

Nairobi, Kenya
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Date Completed

September 2015

Size of Installation

Size: 858 kWp, panel count: 3,366

Agreement

12-year power purchase agreement

Partners

SolarAfrica, SolarCentury

Description

The solar carport installation at Garden City Mall provides 1.2M kWh of clean electricity to serve the mall’s shops, grocery stores, and movie theatre each year. As a result of choosing solar power and investing in other energy and water efficiency initiatives, Garden City was awarded Kenya’s first LEED Gold building certification. CBE’s installation was Africa’s first and largest solar carport, and it supplies electricity equivalent to powering 550 Nairobi homes. The project will offset around 18,750 tonnes of carbon over the lifetime of the system.

Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Nigerian Breweries

Ibadan, Nigeria
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Date Completed: Under Construction

2019

Size of installation

Size: 663.6 kWp, panel count: 1,680

Mounting Type

Roof

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Description

Nigerian Breweries’ Ibadan brewery commenced operations in 1982 and is one of Nigeria’s three largest factories. The company runs 12 other production facilities throughout Nigeria and it hopes to expand its use of clean energy at each of these locations. Once operational, CrossBoundary Energy’s rooftop solar PV system will supply the Ibadan brewery with 1 GWh of clean electricity each year.

Location:

Ibadan, Nigeria

Jabi Lake Mall

Abuja, Nigeria
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Date Completed: Under Construction

2019

Size of installation

Size: 609 kWp, panel count: 1,848

Mounting Type

Roof

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Description

Jabi Lake Mall is the first destination retail establishment in Nigeria’s capital of Abuja, sponsored by Actis and Duval Limited. It first opened in 2015 on the shores of Jabi Lake, Abuja’s largest body of water. The mall’s 24,500 m2 of floor space is built with energy efficiency in mind, designed to use 25% less energy than local buildings of similar size. Once operational, CrossBoundary Energy’s rooftop solar PV system will supply Jabi Lake Mall with 900 MWh of clean electricity each year.

Location:

Abuja, Nigeria

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Date Completed: Under Construction

2019

Size of installation

Size: 1,000kW, panel count: 3,100

Mounting Type

Roof

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Description

This Ghana subsidiary of a global drinks leader manufactures and distributes spirits, stouts, lagers and non-alcoholic malt beverages. Once operational, CBE’s rooftop solar PV system will supply it with 1.4M kWh of clean electricity each year. CBE will only start billing once power is produced, while taking on the operational and financial risk.

Location:

Achimota, Ghana

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Date Completed: Under Construction

2019

Size of installation

Size: 1,109kW, panel count: 3,696

Mounting Type

Roof

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Description

This bottling company supplies some of the world’s most recognisable branded products to 50,000 outlets in Ghana. Once operational, CBE’s rooftop solar PV system will supply 1.6M kWh of clean electricity each year.

Location:

Accra, Ghana

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Date Completed: Under Construction

2019

Size of installation

Size: 999kW, panel count: 3,633

Mounting Type

Roof

Agreement

15-year power purchase agreement

Description

Our client is one of Ghana’s leading multinational manufacturers of fast-moving personal, food and home care goods. It is looking for affordable solutions to meet ambitious environmental goals. Once operational, CBE’s rooftop solar PV system will supply 1.4M kWh of clean electricity each year.

Location:

Tema, Ghana