Zonke Energy believes in bringing together like-minded people with unique skills to tackle “wicked” problems like those in informal settlements. Over the years we’ve been recognized by awards, funders, and research organizations. We continue to work with key partners to advance our goal of delivering clean and affordable energy to those that need it most.

Zonke Energy is a proud awardee of the Energy Catalyst programme administered by Innovate UK. This funding has greatly expanded our capacity to build innovative tools focused on clean energy access.

Our academic partners at the University of Exeter and University of Cape Town are working with us to build a clear understanding of the needs and challenges facing our potential clients. Not only does this partnership add to the academic understanding of issues around wellbeing and energy, it builds a baseline for us to quantify the social impact our intervention brings to communities.