Koaile Monaheng, a 29-year-old from Lesotho, has made waves in the renewable energy industry and has been recognized for his achievements by being listed on the prestigious Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 Class of 2023. As an Associate Director and Shareholder of Khantša Energy, Monaheng has been instrumental in driving the development of renewable energy projects in Lesotho and has been recognized for his exceptional work in promoting sustainable energy solutions in Africa.
Renewable energy is a rapidly growing sector globally, with increasing attention on finding sustainable alternatives to traditional energy sources. In Africa, where access to electricity is still limited for many communities, renewable energy has the potential to transform lives, create jobs, and spur economic growth. Monaheng has been at the forefront of this movement, making significant contributions to the renewable energy landscape in Lesotho and beyond.
As an Associate Director and Shareholder of Khantša Energy, Monaheng has been involved in developing renewable energy projects in Lesotho, a small country known for its rugged terrain and abundant natural resources. One of the notable projects he has been involved in is the Letsatsi Solar Power Project, a 75 MW solar power plant that has the capacity to provide electricity to more than 100,000 households in Lesotho. This project has not only increased access to electricity in the country but has also reduced reliance on fossil fuels, mitigating the impact of climate change and promoting sustainable development.
Monaheng’s work in the renewable energy sector has been recognized for its innovation, leadership, and impact. His efforts have been instrumental in driving the adoption of renewable energy solutions in Lesotho and have positioned him as a young leader in the industry. His vision and dedication to promoting sustainable energy solutions have earned him a well-deserved spot on the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list, which recognizes outstanding young achievers who are making a significant impact in their respective fields.
Beyond his work with Khantša Energy, Monaheng is also actively involved in advocating for renewable energy policies and initiatives in Lesotho and other African countries. He believes that renewable energy is not only essential for addressing energy poverty but also for mitigating the effects of climate change and creating a more sustainable future for Africa and the world.
Monaheng’s achievements at a young age serve as an inspiration to other aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders in the renewable energy industry. His passion, dedication, and leadership in promoting sustainable energy solutions in Africa have not only earned him recognition on the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list but also positioned him as a role model for the next generation of renewable energy leaders in Africa