ECONEXUS’S POLYFUEL WINS 2ND PRIZE OF AFRICA ENERGY GENERATION PRIZE 2016
Econexus Ventures won the 2nd Prize for the 2016 Edition of the African Energy Generation Prize, the first Pan-African innovation and invention contest of non-conventional energy sources organized by the Energy Generation, Paris with support from Akon Lighting Africa Initiative, Solektra Solar Academy, Bamako, Mali and Schneider Electric, France.
More than six months after selecting ten project leaders in a quarantine to integrate its academy in Lomé, the winners of the Energy Generation were nominated for the first edition of this competition dubbed the “Africa Energy Generation Prize 2016”. The contest finally saw six young Africans proposing projects of low-cost unconventional energy generating solutions. These six project leaders were from Togo, Congo, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Chad and Ghana.
The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Posts and Digital Economy, Togo, Cina Lawson, and the Ambassador of the United States to Togo, David Gilmour.