Our Story


Zweli and Thebe individuals from small towns in South Africa well educated at Stanford and Harvard respectively and are passionate about bringing South Africa into the future.


Kellogg School of Management

Our Co-founder featured on the Weekend Breakfast Show with Refiloe Mpakanyane to talk all things residential energy

Empowered Homes was the 2020 Kellogg Black Management Association Venture Competition winners

Empowered Homes is now a member of the Harvard Climate Entrepreneurs Circle.

Empowered Homes was awarded the 2020 Stanford University TomKat Center For Sustainable Energy Grant

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Our Process