Who we are

Safe and affordable electricity for informal settlements
Connecting communities
Powered by the sun
Accessible electricity in underserved communities
Lighting the way home

DC Go is an electricity solution that provides off-grid solar energy to communities in areas where there is little or no access to electrical infrastructure.

We offer affordable Pay-As-You-Go electricity packages which range from basic lighting in informal housing to a range of appliances available from DC Go, such as fridges, TV’s, bedside lights, and Bluetooth speakers. Not only are we providing electricity to communities, but we’re also safe and environmentally sustainable.

DC Go is a Distributed Energy Services Company (DESCO) based in Johannesburg, South Africa with representation throughout Africa.

Through our solutions we aim to be a catalyst to improve the quality of life of our customers.

We alleviate poverty through job creation, skills and enterprise development, whilst safe-guarding the environment for future generations.

Empowering people and developing economic and environmental sustainability

Our off-grid electrification entails localised generation, storage and distribution systems designed to supply a group of customers in underserviced areas.

Solutions and benefits

DC Go ePower

A secure, smart, integrated online platform featuring:
  • Power system monitoring and management
  • Automated system switching
  • Customer metering
  • Customer billing
  • Customer notifications
  • Vendor management
  • Smart charging and discharging of the energy storage batteries – pro-longing battery life
  • Promoting efficient energy consumption – irresponsible usage of the energy can be identified, through carelessness, tampering or even defects

Socio-Economic Benefits

Basic electrification services
  • Catalyst to poverty alleviation through job creation
  • Community safety with interior and exterior lighting
  • Street lighting provided at no cost the community
  • Connectivity at home: cellphone charging, TV and radio services
  • Skills and Enterprise development
  • Replacing kerosene lanterns and diesel generators
  • Reduction of CO2 and black carbon emissions
  • Improved air quality
  • Reduced fire risk
  • Household pride