Country: Senegal
Sector of activity: Energy
Status: Capital investment
Associed fund: Teranga Capital
Entrepreneur: Abdou Wahab Kane
Employees: 5
In portfolio since: 2017


COGELEC ENERGY is an engineering company based in Dakar, Senegal. The company is present in electrical engineering and line construction works, rural electrification and distribution of electromechanical equipment.

COGELEC ENERGY is focused on bringing energy for productive uses to rural areas in Senegal for the greater benefit of the Senegalese population. Within rural electrification, COGELEC ENERGY focuses on providing the most economical energy possible for productive use in rural communities, with a particular focus on bore wells in remote locations.

COGELEC ENERGY’s clients include governments with whom they partner long term to provide electricity access and services for rural areas, as well as industrial companies looking for the most economical solutions to build conventional grid connections or using renewable energy.


The Entrepreneur

Cogelec Energy is managed by Abdou Wahab Kane.


Partnership with Teranga Capital

Teranga committed alongside with Cogelec Energy to:

• Support the expansion of the logistical equipment and the investments in human resources to strengthen its capacity to execute increasingly complex projects

• Support Cogelec Energy in elaborating and executing its strategy with a view to improving its organizational efficiency and promoting growth


Expected Impacts

• Extend electricity access and services to rural areas

• Increase the competitiveness and energy efficiency of Senegalese economic players and give them access to sustainable energy solutions

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