GoShop Energy

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GoShop Energy operates with a multifaceted business model that encompasses being a distributor, an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm, as well as providing Energy as a Service (EaaS)

GoShop Energy is part of GOGLA’s ELEVATE cohort. 

Our mission is to catalyze the energy transition in Africa, combining over 40 years of pioneering expertise with innovative, clean energy solutions for sustainable development and community empowerment, while aiming for environmental responsibility and societal benefit.

 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo


Bruce Otjacques

East and Central Africa

Custom Solar Mini-Grids: We specialize in the design and construction of solar mini-grids tailored to the specific needs of communities and businesses in the Democratic Republic of Congo and beyond. What sets our mini-grids apart is not just their customizability but also their integration with smart grid technology, enabling efficient energy management and distribution to meet the dynamic needs of our customers.

Advanced Lithium Battery Solutions: Partnering with leading brands (BYD, Huawei, Victron, Fronius, etc), we supply advanced lithium batteries that offer superior performance, longer lifespans, and higher safety standards compared to traditional battery technologies. These batteries are crucial for efficient energy storage in our solar and hydroelectric systems, providing reliability and sustainability in energy supply.

Comprehensive Training Programs: Beyond products, we offer comprehensive training programs for our technicians and external participants. These programs cover the installation, maintenance, and management of renewable energy systems, ensuring that the communities we serve have the knowledge and skills to sustain these systems. Our training initiatives also focus on safety and best practices, setting a high standard in the industry.

After-Sales services: Our partnerships with these leading brands enable us to ensure high-quality after-sales service and respond to our customers’ needs effectively. These collaborations provide us with access to the latest technologies, training, and support systems, which enhances our ability to offer timely and efficient solutions to any challenges our clients may face. This emphasis on strong after-sales support underlines our commitment to customer satisfaction and long-term reliability, further setting GoShop Energy apart in the renewable energy sector.

We collaborate with non-profit organizations in the DRC to implement off-grid solar solutions in remote areas. What sets our organization apart is that we are currently the only company in the DRC offering free online courses on solar products. Our primary focus is on engaging the youth, equipping them with the necessary knowledge to secure employment opportunities within our company or other solar enterprises.

GOGLA, with its global reach and extensive network within the off-grid solar sector, can significantly accelerate GoShop Energy’s business and the broader energy access sector in several key ways:


  1. Networking and Partnerships: GOGLA’s platform offers unparalleled opportunities for networking with industry leaders, investors, and innovators. Through participation in GOGLA events and forums, GoShop Energy can forge strategic partnerships, gain insights into emerging trends and technologies, and collaborate on projects that could amplify our impact on energy access in Africa.


  1. Market Intelligence and Best Practices: Access to GOGLA’s market intelligence and research can empower GoShop Energy with data-driven insights into customer needs, market trends, and technological advancements. This knowledge base is crucial for strategic planning, product development, and competitive positioning.


  1. Technical Assistance and Capacity Building: GOGLA’s initiatives aimed at strengthening the capacity of its members can provide GoShop Energy with access to technical assistance, training, and best practices in business management, financial modeling, and technology deployment. This support is vital for enhancing our operational efficiency and scaling our impact sustainably.


  1. Visibility and Credibility: Being associated with GOGLA can significantly enhance GoShop Energy’s visibility and credibility in the global and regional renewable energy markets. GOGLA’s endorsement can serve as a seal of quality, helping to attract customers, partners, and investors.


  1. Innovation and Access to Financing: Through programs like ELEVATE, GOGLA can help GoShop Energy access innovative financing mechanisms and investment readiness support, crucial for scaling our solutions and reaching more underserved communities with reliable, clean energy.