AFSIA Founding Members have a very strong track record in the region and are proud to support AFISA initiative to enhance the solar business in the region.
These companies all represent a specific segment of the solar value chain and their status at AFSIA is for life.

FOUNDING MEMBERS

JinkoSolar
HEADQUARTER:
Shangai, China
COMPANY ACTIVITY:
Equipment Manufacturer, Panels
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 8 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 5 GW for solar cells, and 8 GW for solar modules, as of December 31, 2017.
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions
HEADQUARTER:
Geneva, Switzerland
COMPANY ACTIVITY:
Equipment Manufacturer, Other
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions is the leading supplier of specialty materials to the solar energy industry, with a portfolio of products with over 40 years of service that deliver proven power and lasting value for the fast-growing photovoltaic sector.  We aim to increase efficiency well beyond 20% and extend system lifetime towards 40 years, while increasing system safety and reducing costs.  This will help enable solar to achieve grid parity broadly and create a more sustainable and viable global solar energy industry.Our product portfolio comprises: DuPont™ Solamet® photovoltaic metallization pastes that help significantly increase the efficiency of solar cells and the power output of solar panels, and DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF films, the only film for solar panel backsheets, with over 30 years of proven performance in the field.
BBOXX
HEADQUARTER:
Kigali, Rwanda and London, UK
COMPANY ACTIVITY:
C&I, SHS, Utility
We are a next-generation utility platform, powering growth and transforming lives in developing countries. We are generating impact by improving customers’ quality of life through provision of affordable, clean energy solutions. Today, we offer pay-as-you-go solar power. Our aim is to expand rapidly to provide other vital utility services, such as cooking, internet access and water. We are constantly searching and realising innovative solutions to provide the best value services to our customers. At the heart of BBOXX is our pioneering management platform, called Pulse, which continuously collects data and insights, enabling us to provide our services to previously unreachable populations. We are operating in 12 countries, including Rwanda, Kenya, Togo, DRC and Pakistan.
Eversheds-Sutherland
HEADQUARTER:
London, UK
COMPANY ACTIVITY:
Legal Advisor
A leading international law firm recognised by Acritas as a Global Elite Law Firm, we regularly advise on billion dollar deals and high profile cases on behalf of the world’s most powerful corporations and financial institutions. We are committed to promoting the conservation of natural resources, preventing environmental pollution and continuously improving our environmental performance. We have identified our significant aspects as energy and paper usage, travel, and waste production. We regard environmental regulations, laws and codes of practice as the minimum standard that we should aim for and actively work towards exceeding these benchmarks. We raise awareness of this policy through guidelines, internal communications and staff training and will ensure it is regularly reviewed and updated where necessary.
Sterling & Wilson
HEADQUARTER:
Mumbai, India
Sterling and Wilson started with its solar EPC business in the year 2011. The division was formed to tap the growing market potential of renewable energy in India. Gradually the business grew manifold and made a remarkable presence on a global landscape. In 7 years of its establishment, the division has a portfolio of over 6 GWp of projects at various stages of implementation globally (as on Jan 2019). Sterling and Wilson Solar, now a demerged company of Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd, is building some of the landmark projects across the world such as 1177 MWp single location solar PV plant in Sweihan, Abu Dhabi, which is believed to be one of the largest in the world. Offering one of the best services in the industry, Sterling and Wilson Solar is managing a portfolio of 5.78 GWp of Operations and Maintenance globally. With presence across 25 countries, Sterling and Wilson Solar expects to be a key contributor towards growing commitment of solar energy in the world. Sterling and Wilson Solar was named as the leading solar EPC company (outside China) by IHS Markit (Solar EPC and O&M Provider Tracker report, Q1 2018).