Empowering People

Through Energy Access

Okra plug-and-play smart grids combine the flexibility of standalone PAYG solar systems with the power availability of fully fledged mini-grids. Now utility providers can easily deploy last-mile electrification with  mobile payments, live alerting and autonomous power distribution, ensuring 24/7 electricity access for the people that need it most.

#PowerToThePeople ⚡

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984

Lives Impacted

23.4

mwh generated

9

sites electrified

The Okra Pod

Powerful, connected, productive

Introducing Okra’s next-generation IoT smart grid controller: a device that monitors and reports grid activity to the cloud in real-time. With more power than ever before, off-grid households will be able to run multiple productive appliances including freezers, TVs, water pumps, washing machines and cooktops.

Plug & play installation

2 x fast charging USB ports

1200W, 300W, 60W output

2G, 3G, & 4G connectivity

Available soon

The Okra Pod will be available for pre-order soon. If you’re interested in being a beta tester, please leave your details below and we’ll get in touch as soon as it’s ready!

Okra Harvest

The smart way to manage
a smart grid

Our web platform enables you to manage mobile payments, remotely turn houses ON and OFF, and receive notifications if there is unusual behaviour like panel shading or controller bypassing. It also enables you to keep a close eye on PV generation, load consumption and battery charge at all nodes in an Okra network. With this data, you can easily scale networks with growing energy demands.

How Okra Works

Our smart software distributes excess solar power through the network to neighbouring households that need extra juice. This ensures no sunlight is wasted, making energy more affordable and readily available.

Our modular architecture allows any household to connect to a pre-existing Okra grid, at any time. Whether it’s 10 or 100 new households wanting to join – just plug and play! A minimum of 2 households is required to start a new cluster.

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