[Sebokeng, Sedibeng District] – In a world where environmental sustainability is at the forefront of global concerns, innovative companies like African Green Solutions® are leading the charge towards a greener and cleaner future. This pioneering South African company, founded in 2023, is making significant strides in transforming the way we think about energy production and waste management. This new company is driven by a tag team of mom and daughter, namely Lerato Mota and Keabetsoe Mota.
They are based in Sebokeng in the Vaal Triangle and these two ladies are positive that their invention can change the fortunes of load shedding in South Africa.
“Given a full chance, we believe 100% that this idea can stop load shedding as well as create lots of jobs for South Africans.” – Keabetsoe Mota, inventor at African Green Solutions
A Revolutionary Approach to Energy
African Green Solutions® is on a mission to redefine the energy landscape, one that has long been dominated by fossil fuels. Their focus? Biogas – a sustainable, renewable energy source that utilizes biodegradable waste materials, including human waste, to produce methane gas. The company’s mantra is simple yet profound: “Waste is treasure.”
The Power of Biogas
At the heart of African Green Solutions’ groundbreaking approach lies biogas production. By harnessing the natural decomposition of organic waste, they’re able to generate clean and eco-friendly energy. This not only reduces our dependency on fossil fuels but also tackles the pressing issue of waste management.
A Solution for Communities
“We are planning to use waste as our base raw material and that we gonna need in order to produce gas” – Keabetsoe explained to WIGO NEWS during our visit to her home
One of the standout aspects of African Green Solutions® is its commitment to community and environmental well-being. Their innovative waste treatment plants are designed to manage and treat waste from residential and commercial buildings. By turning waste into valuable energy resources, they’re not only contributing to a sustainable energy future but also addressing the pressing issue of waste disposal.
Environmental Impact in Focus
The environmental costs of fossil fuels are well-documented. The burning of coal, in particular, results in harmful emissions that contribute to air pollution and climate change. African Green Solutions® seeks to change this narrative. By reducing reliance on fossil fuels and lowering harmful emissions, they’re making a tangible impact on the fight against climate change.
A Pathway to a Sustainable Future
With coal purchases in South Africa increasing by over 20% from 2020 and Eskom allocating significant sums to coal purchases, there’s an urgent need for cleaner, more sustainable alternatives. African Green Solutions® aims to provide just that – a pathway to a sustainable future through the production of clean biogas.
Joining the Green Movement
As the world grapples with the consequences of climate change and the need for sustainable energy solutions becomes increasingly clear, African Green Solutions® stands as a beacon of hope. Their vision is clear: to become the largest biogas company in South Africa and contribute to a cleaner, greener world.
WIGO NEWS Conclusion
African Green Solutions® is not just a company; it’s a catalyst for change. By harnessing the power of biogas and transforming waste into energy, they are pioneering a sustainable revolution in South Africa’s energy sector. As we look to a future with fewer emissions and a cleaner environment, African Green Solutions® is leading the way, one biogas plant at a time.
In a world that yearns for sustainability, this South African innovator is showing us all how waste truly can be turned into treasure.