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We Are Now Open for Business in Nairobi

PowerSpot began its journey in East Africa with intense commercial activity and by participating in the leading trade fair within the energy sector.

These experiences as well as the great projections and interest shown for standalone energy solutions throughout the African continent, have led to the inauguration of our new business office in Nairobi in early 2017.

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From now on, the PowerSpot generators may be obtained through our new branch in Kenya, which is now part of our sales network on the continent.

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Market prospecting in East Africa

Powerspot is currently prospecting in Kenya and Tanzania to assess its marketing possibilities in East Africa.

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Activities have included contact with various distributors and potential partners as well as presentations at the Kenya Investment Authority and the Naivasha Horticultural Fair 2016.

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With these and other contacts Powerspot reinforces its commitment to the East African region and once again notes the growing interest of developing countries in the implementation of autonomous and clean energy solutions.

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Powerspot has two products with particular relevance to these markets: The Explorer providing electricity without any maintenance for any type of dwelling and the PowerJiko which generates electricity while cooking.

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Power & Energy Africa 2016 in Nairobi

PowerSpot actively participated in the POWER & ENERGY AFRICA 2016 Exhibition in Nairobi in June. The interest shown in our products was really encouraging and makes us think they will be lighting many homes in East Africa very soon.
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Trade Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

PowerSpot was part of the Spanish trade mission in Kinshasa (DRC), promoted by the ICEX
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Members of the trade mission

During the multilateral meeting PowerSpot had the opportunity to closely analyse the opportunities present in the DRC on power generation and learn about the different multilateral agencies present in Kinshasa.
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Javier Hergueta, Ambassador of Spain in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Matadi M. Jeannot, Minister of Energy and Water Resources and Isaac Martin, General Director of ICEX.

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PowerSpot Intensifies Its Presence in Africa

Nigeria: As members of the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves our representative in Nigeria made ​​a presentation of PowerJiko Water in the NACC Partners’ Meeting held in Abuja with the new Minister of Environment presence.
Sierra Leone: Anthony Zachariah Jalloh, director of the delegation, has conducted training sessions in Freetown to show the performance and characteristics of the PowerSpot products.
Zambia: PowerSpot has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with MechTech Engineering, a Lusaka company, to offer our portable electric generators in the territory of Zambia.
Ghana Powerspot has signed a distribution agreement with Connect Royals Ghana Ltd. based in Accra to serve its population of over 25 million.
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Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development

PowerSpot actively participated in the Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development meeting organized by ICEX in collaboration with the Energy Division of UNIDO and the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy of Spain in Vienna, which took place in Madrid.

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The event was attended by Pradeep Monga, representative of UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) who explained the business opportunities in the industrial and energy sector for Spanish companies.

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UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations based in Vienna that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and the achievement of environmental sustainability of production activities.

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Our Stand in IWA 2016

PowerSpot was one of the 1455 exhibitors at IWA, the largest trade show dedicated to the world of hunting, fishing, outdoor and defence. It was attended by 45 530 trade visitors who had the opportunity to get to know our portable electric generators and their great advantages for nature lovers.
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Lanyard: Desnivel 2015 Equipment Award

The prestigious outdoor magazine Desnivel awarded the Lanyard+ generator its 2015 Desnivel Equipment Award. In this video the device and its operation are showcased during the 2015Outdoor Fair. 
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Testing a Lanyard+ Extended using Hot Coals

There are people who don’t have enough with the theory; and Sandra is one of those. So she decided to field-test the PowerSpot Extended Lanyard to see if she could get electricity directly over hot coals. 

We love the way she prepared a hole in the ground and then hung the generator from a branch! You can read the full experience on her blog, the best travel . 

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Photo: Sandra
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Electricity in a Fireplace

Pablo made ​​an exhaustive test of one of our generators (PowerSpot Lanyard) that included water and gas consumption, the completely loading a mobile phone… 

In addition to providing some tips about how to protect the cables, one of the most interesting things he shows is how it works directly over a fireplace: 

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You can read all his experience on his blog “Living the Mountain” and watch his video with the equipment test here:   
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Comparing Lanyard+ Extended and Micro models

Pels and Poli have hiked up the mountain with two of our generators and performed an exhaustive comparison between the two. One of the interesting things they have done is that they have used the Lanyard+ Extended for cooking while it generated electricity (the extension is suitable for heating and eating food out of it). 

So the question they leave hanging is: Are you looking for greater volume or greater generating capacity? Depending on your choice you can opt for a different PowerSpot model. 

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You can read the full comparison on his blog, “Panoramicas 360”.  
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Launch of PowerSpot Micro and Nano

Powerspot expands its range with two products designed for the mountaineer. The Micro and Nano generators fit in any backpack and are designed to provide power anywhere as they are used on conventional outdoor stoves.