“We strive for a more sustainable environment, economy and society through the access to affordable, safe, and reliable clean energy as the basis for prosperity across African societies.We believe, power from the sun is a key energy source and an essential enabler to improve the lives of people.”
CEO of W. Giertsen Energy Solutions
Our vision is to enrich and enhance the lives of the people and communities in which we operate by providing the highest quality solar powered solutions. We want to be the long-term partner of choice for humanitarian organizations and private businesses. Through our commitment to responsible leadership and continuous focus on innovation, we aim to be a recognized and profitable player in specialized solar energy applications.
As an experienced and specialized system integrator, we provide solar powered solutions for a sustainable world to the humanitarian sector as well as private homes and businesses. We deliver integrated solutions, applications engineering and related services for efficient, safe, affordable and reliable solar power generation and storage.
We enable harnessing the power of the sun to produce, store and use the energy as needed. We will obtain our goals through the talent, experience and expertise of our people, building on their passion and commitment to the global vision.
We build and maintain long-term business relationships with clients and partners
Reliability is a focus in every aspect: reliable quality, safety, security of investment, peace of mind
Heritage and continuous adaptation is the basis of the future. A sustainable company, financially independant
Our team, our customers and the people in the communities we work with. We practice good citizenship
We feel a strong sense of responsibility towards customers, and the societies in our target markets
Proven flexibility to adopt change and create new opportunities. We find individual solutions for customers
Both the W. Giertsen Group and more specifically W. Giertsen Energy Solutions, have a long heritage of serving the humanitarian sector. In Africa, we support humanitarian organizations and local stakeholders to secure aid and relief. We also contribute to the development of critical areas through the availability of electricity, such as solar-powered hospital energy supplies and off-grid village electrification. This supports development of rural infrastructure and prosperity of the communities involved.
Regarding the private sector, W. Giertsen Energy Solutions provides solutions to the commercial and industrial segments, with successful projects in: manufacturing, agriculture and hospitality. Businesses are now benefiting from custom solar and storage installations to ensure reliable and affordable power supply for their operations. For residential homeowners, we provide all-in-one solar and storage kit that optimize the availability and use of electricity for families in private homes. Furthermore, we support utility companies in mini-grid projects that can include electronic payment solutions.
Our team supports you from strategic locations in Europe and Africa
With offices in Bergen (Norway), Frankfurt (Germany) and Nairobi (Kenya), we are supporting you from strategic locations in Europe and Africa ensuring closeness to our customers and partners. We dare to go where it becomes challenging. W. Giertsen’s team has experience in executing projects in harsh environments and under complex conditions.
We, the W. Giertsen team, achieve this by:
Quality, consistency and environmental stewarsdship is fundamental to W. Giertsen Energy Solutions’ projects and operations
We hold the following certifications by DNV-GL:
- ISO 90001:2015 (quality management) ,
- ISO 140001: 2015 (environmental management) and
- ISO 45001:2015 (operational health and safety management).
W. Giertsen Energy Solutions is a part of the W. Giertsen Group – a robust, Norwegian industrial group of companies committed to develop businesses and value-creating ownership.
All companies in the group are based on the same values, which have characterized W. Giertsen for more than 140 years - deep understanding of customer needs leading us to solutions in which we combine robust engineering with practical workmanship.
For over 40 years, W. Giertsen has been involved in the humanitarian and development sector through its delivery of shelter, structures, and storage solutions worldwide.