Persistent Energy Capital (“Persistent”) employs a venture building model and invests financial and human resources in early-stage companies at the nexus of climate and technology.
Persistent backs African companies that offer the competitive financial returns required to drive lasting impact.
Driving innovation in climate mitigation and adaptation: Making finance available to Africa’s climate ventures
In portfolio since
Purpose and target market
“Many more companies need to be started and built in order to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the next 10 years. Kyuden and FSDAi are committed to our entrepreneurial climate venture building model. By leveraging these powerful partnerships, we will be able to accelerate our most pioneering venture building investments, driving the transition to clean energy, promoting e-mobility and finding innovative business models and technological developments across the continent.” Tobias Ruckstuhl, Managing Partner, Persistent
Impact to date
280,000 Projected number of households and businesses with better energy access
28MWp Projected renewable energy capacity to be installed
6,305 Projected number of direct jobs created
772,064 Estimated total tonnes of CO2 equivalent to be avoided
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