Just back from a good trip through east Africa – thanks to many of you for your hospitality – we have the best customers in the world! Business is slow in the whole region and the year has not really “started” yet. Two things stood out: Those who focused on quality work were not worried and in some cases were still very busy. And those who served need-based markets (like solar home systems) had not noticed as much impact as those who chased projects. And although products are more widely distributed every day, expertise does not seem to expand at the same pace. At the end of the day, the very best practices for any solar company in Africa continues to be:
- increase your company’s knowledge and skills;
- do high quality work;
- serve markets that truly need you.