Limakatso Mothiane is the founder of Sunflower Energy Africa (PTY) Ltd. A female owned and Level 1 BEE enterprise in Johannesburg, South Africa. SEA was established to render services in the renewable energy sector specializing in supply, installation and maintenance of solar PV and SWH for residential and commercial properties.
Limakatso has over 13years’ extensive experience in the Solar Renewable Energy industry, having worked across the spectrum as stakeholder liaison for both public and private sector construction clients across South Africa. She has a mix of skills including, client service management, new projects development and stakeholder management.
Under her leadership, her business Sunflower Energy Africa (SEA) has been named and awarded The First “Women in Renewable Energy Award” in 2017, and Ma’Sisulu Women of Fortitude 2018 Ambassador.
Her business has grown to include corporate clients such as Group Five, Urban Dynamics, Eskom, City of Tshwane, Gauteng Department of Human Settlement and COP17 to name just a few.
Limakatso currently sits on the Board of Women in Energy Southern Africa and is a former Trustee and Chairperson of SESSA (Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa), the body that represent the Solar Water Geyser Industry.
She is also the founding member of the “EmpowerChat Forum”, which is aimed at equipping African Women in Renewable Energy sector with diverse expertise on Clean Energy, Women Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality to enable them to achieve full independence while learning, training and creating jobs.