About us


Renewable energy

We support renewable energy in Africa through our custom approach to developing innovative ideas and solutions that address critical, complex, and ever-evolving energy challenges in sub-Saharan Africa.

Protect the environment

We are committed to implementing sustainable practices that not only benefit our planet, but also create a better future for generations to come.

The core focus of the company

Transforming Africa’s energy landscape through renewable solutions and strategic collaborations.

Other services

We empower Africa with renewable energy solutions across the entire value chain, from small home systems to large-scale IPP development, and backed by energy audit, EPC contracting, and financing services.


Transforming Africa’s energy landscape

Founded in 2017, SAO Energy is a portfolio company of the SAO Group of Companies positioning itself to be the foremost renewable energy producer in Africa, with an ever-increasing appetite for expanding its energy mix asset.

We offer a custom approach to developing innovative ideas and solutions that address the critical, complex, and ever-evolving energy challenges in sub- Saharan Africa. Our analytic approach to problem-solving allows us to provide breakthrough insights for our clients.

We collaborate with utilities, government, investors, manufacturers, oil and gas companies, commercial businesses and major corporations to help them thrive in the rapidly changing energy environment.

We work with a broad range of international organisations

We work for one
sustainable future


We are on a journey to end the energy poverty in Africa for the 633 million people without access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, one community at a time. We aim to do this by providing sustainable, reliable and clean power to all our customers.


To power Africa with innovative renewable energy solutions while contributing to a better quality of life and supporting the preservation of a cleaner planet.


Our team has worked on numerous projects around the world in various communities in Africa, large residential estates, manufacturers, government utilities and commercial businesses, especially in sub-Sahara Africa. Our project management has been involved with Solar Projects of more than 10000 MW and SAO Energy is currently powering 2,000 primary healthcare centres in the South Western region of Nigeria, serving 5.1 million residents.

Making energy better for homes and businesses.