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Varsha Reddy - Great Companies Women Entrepreneur Award Winner 2023

Name: Varsha Reddy

Business Name: Access Energy Solutions

Location: Durban, South Africa

Establishment (Year): 2020

Category/ Industry: Construction, Real Estate and Architecture Services

Profession/ Specialty: Energy Specialist

Social Media: LinkedIn

Company Detail:

Access Energy Solutions provides dependable backup power options for consumers during load shedding. Access Energy Solutions’ solar hybrid inverters, batteries, and solar panels are their greatest achievements. Access Energy Solutions can make high-quality goods at competitive pricing because their production facility is located in India. The aim of Access Energy Solutions is to guarantee constant client access to energy. They have made a name for themselves in the market as a reputable and trustworthy energy supplier.

Unique Selling Proposition / Competitive Advantage:

Load shedding, a managed power outage, is a frequent problem in South Africa and Zambia where the electricity grid is frequently faulty. In order to maintain operations, many homes and companies need alternate backup power solutions. With the use of solar hybrid inverters, batteries, and solar panels from Access Energy Solutions, less dependence on fossil fuels is created. Access Energy Solutions contributes to the advancement of environmental sustainability by offering these solutions.

Challenges Faced During the Journey:

The pandemic caused a women-owned business, Access Energy Solutions to be launched, which significantly impacted their financial situation. Access Energy Solutions overcame the obstacles by maintaining their fortitude and pressing on. They were able to modify their business model as needed to fit the new normal. Access Energy Solutions is still thriving and expanding today, thanks in large part to the proprietors' perseverance and diligence.

Advice for Women Entrepreneurs:

For Varsha, if women entrepreneurs are focused and believe in themselves and what they are passionate about in life, they will definitely succeed in building a career.



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