The latest news and downloads from Videre Global

Videre Global joins new £1.3 million second life vehicle battery project
Posted 21st November 2017
With partners Connected Energy, Jaguar Land Rover and WMG, at University of Warwick the Videre team will establish the viability of developing world applications for second life vehicle batteries.

Videre partners with What3Words
Posted 21st June 2016
We’re pleased to announce our partnership with What3Words on our latest ‘Seeing is Believing’ project in Francistown, Botswana.

North East Tech 50: meet the companies driving the digital revolution
Posted 24th May 2016
Newcastle Chronicle celebrates the region’s most impressive digital companies as new report highlights their value to the economy.

Videre Global launches crowdfunding campaign to bring light to Botswana
Posted 1st May 2016
As the Newcastle firm grows its distributor network, global offices and product range, it is hopeful of raising $10,000 for the rural village of Xaxa.

James Ramsbotham, chief executive of the North East Chamber of Commerce, nominates Videre Global as firm to watch in 2016
Posted 22nd December 2015
16 for ’16: Videre Global are among the North East firms to watch in 2016. Videre Global are nominated by James Ramsbotham, chief executive of the North East Chamber of Commerce.

Newcastle company Videre to seek investment as it secures high profile work overseas
Posted 18th December 2015
Renewable energy company Videre Global will be seeking to attract investment next year as it continues to secure high profile contracts for a diverse range of projects. The Newcastle company, which has won the support of a number of prominent North East business leaders since its establishment earlier this year, focuses on providing solar LED lighting in developing countries.

Videre Global awarded United Nations Development Programme grant to trial Energy Management technologies
Posted 8th December 2015
In September 2015 Videre Global were invited to present to the Mauritius government on the topic of Solar Power Production through Power Purchasing Agreement, Expression of Interest issued by the Central Electricity Board of Mauritius. The visit included Craig Morgan, MD of Videre Global meeting with Ameenah Gurib, President of Mauritius as well as the office of the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Energy, Minister of Local Government, Minister of Infrastructure and the Department of Energy Efficiency Management.

Videre Global establishes new regional headquarters in South Africa
Posted 3rd November 2015
Videre Global, a Newcastle based developer of solar PV and renewable energy products and projects, has opened a new regional headquarters in the South African province of Gauteng, as the company aims to expand strategically into the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the neighboring regions.

Videre Global joins the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (Gogla)
Posted 14th October 2015
Videre Global, a leading innovator in solar and renewable energy, has become a member of the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), a not-for-profit organisation promoting lighting solutions in developing and emerging markets.

Sun power – Solar lights plant set for F/town
Posted 2nd October 2015
Several international investors are waiting in the wings to inject over a $100 million (about P1billion) into two mega energy projects in the city of Francistown through a smart city initiative.

Newcastle renewables firm Videre Global looks to new opportunities overeseas
Posted 28th September 2015
Fast-growing Newcastle renewables company Videre Global has been eyeing up further overseas opportunities in Mauritius, Seychelles and South Africa.

Councils urged to explore public-private partnerships
Posted 24th September 2015
FRANCISTOWN: Corporate director at Barclays Bank of Botswana, Lesley Bradley has called on local governments to utilise Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in closing the existing infrastructure investment gap.

Business Scrum ahead of Rugby World Cup
Posted 14th September 2015
To strengthen South Africa’s multi-million-pound links with the North East, the North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) will welcome a delegation of South African business delegates to a special trade and cooperation conference.

Shining on the kids
Posted 18th August 2015
South Africa is a growing market with great export opportunities as one North East company has discovered. Peter Jackson from Business Quarter magazine reports.

Newcastle company Videre Global eyes up new opportunities during visit to South Africa
Posted 24th June 2015
Newcastle solar energy company is set for huge expansion after finalising £229,000 order and making new high profile contacts.

Newcastle-based renewables company Videre Global shines a light on South Africa
Posted 2nd June 2015
When a North East start-up successfully breaks into a market on the verge of a boom, it’s naturally cause for celebration. When that market happens to hold the potential for improving the lives of countless people, it’s the kind of win-win situation most can only dream about.

Lighting up lives
Posted 8th April 2015
Sizanani informal settlement in northern Gauteng had a significant life-changing experience in early March when solar streetlights that illuminate areas almost the size of a football pitch were donated, putting an end to residents’ fears of walking outside at night.

Early Success after NECC-led visit
Posted 26th March 2015
A delegation of businesses led by NECC chief executive James Ramsbotham visited South Africa recently on a trip arranged in conjunction with the SA High Commissioner to the UK, and Johannesburg and Durban Chambers of Commerce.

Life-changing solar technology launched
Posted 23rd March 2015
Nestled on the northern part of South Africa’s Gauteng is a poor rural community. It is here where a local South African company in partnership with a United Kingdom (UK) based company launched one of the world’s latest house and street lighting solar technologies and also an LED light that reduces street light electricity consumption by up to 70%. The launch was held on Friday 27 February 2015.

Videre featured in the South African, Gauteng Journal ‘GDARD Weekly’
Posted 17th March 2015
Videre Global Ltd, Director Mr Craig Morgan, brought solar lights to the Sizanani community in Sokhulumi. This donation will address many challenges such as criminal activities that take place in dark corners of the streets, as well as enable learners to continue to study at night.