We are on a mission
to empower people & protect our planet
through access to renewable energy
BIOLITE IMPACT TRACKER
LAST UPDATED April 2023
people reached in Africa and Asia
kilowatt hours of electricity generated
tons of CO2 offset by our products
Energy Keeps Us Safe, Productive & connected
However, the world’s current harnessing and consumption of energy is unavailable to many and unsustainable for all of us.
This planet’s future will be shared by all of us - and we're
here to make that future bright for everyone.
Our vision is to provide 20 million people with access to clean energy and to avoid 3 million tons of CO2e by the year 2025.
What We Make
Our Energy Ecosystem
BioLite creates affordable, durable products that harness surrounding energy to cook, charge, and light daily life for off-grid households.
Where we operate
Bringing Energy Everywhere
Headquartered in Nairobi Kenya, the BioLite Emerging Markets (EM) Team works closely with key partners across 23 countries to provide last-mile distribution, training, and financing to remote customers.
WHAT IS ENERGY POVERTY
Access To Electricity Is Limited for Over 1.2 Billion People
This forces households to rely on dangerous and expensive energy sources that dramatically impact every day life:
What Energy Changes
Beyond an immediate task, energy access creates a cascade of impact on how customers spend their time and money.
per year of additional study time through extended lighting at night
saved annually on fuel by replacing traditional cooking methods with BioLite Stoves
saved because she’s collecting less fuel for cooking, now using a BioLite JikoMalkia Stove.
WATCH: BIOLITE TV
Impact In Motion
Join us on our journey to bring energy everywhere in our short-form docuseries. From roadside restauranteurs to smallshare farmers, meet the customers we work with and the team working tirelessly to solve some of the worlds biggest challenges.
The Power Of Home
In the Kakamega region of western Kenya, Kennedy Yamame is bringing light, power, and music to the community he grew up in.
Grid In The Sky
A traditional electrical grid will take up to 40 years to complete in east Africa – that’s simply too long.
Forest For The Trees
Kenya is losing its forests; one of the fastest ways to curb that is to address open-fire wood cooking.
Trading talktime has evolved into a thriving digital economy where cashless transactions empower rural households.
Your purchase of BioLite products helps us invest in the team, engineering, and programs required to design solutions for the entire business. We call it Parallel Innovation - you make it possible.