Sustainability brought To New Heights – Spenomatic group

When we talk about sustainability brought to New Heights – Spenomatic group, a trailblazer in East Africa’s energy and water industries, comes first. Founded in 1998, Spenomatic Kenya Ltd (SKL) has consistently championed innovation, sustainability, and market leadership. Here are the key milestones that have shaped their trajectory:

Visionary Beginnings (1998)

Spenomatic Kenya Ltd (SKL) was established with a vision to revolutionize the energy sector in East Africa. From the start, their commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly solutions set them apart.

Shift to Biomass (2003)

In 2003, SKL converted 80% of its clients from oil-fired boilers to biomass. This pivotal move not only reduced carbon emissions but also laid the foundation for sustainable energy practices in the region.

Africa’s First Trigeneration Power Plant (2005)

In 2005, SKL showcased its technical prowess by commissioning Africa’s first 2.2MW trigeneration biomass-based power plant. This milestone highlighted their commitment to green energy and innovation.

Venturing into Water Treatment (2007)

Recognizing the critical need for clean and potable water in East Africa, SKL diversified its operations by installing its first water treatment plant in the industrial sector.

Formation of Spenomatic Group (2011)

In 2011, the Spenomatic Group was established as a parent company overseeing all verticals. This strategic move streamlined operations and paved the way for future growth.

Pioneering Labs and Chemicals (2017)

Spenomatic Labs and Chemicals, along with Spenomatic Solar Ltd, were established in 2017. Their focus on comprehensive solutions and innovation further cemented their market leadership.

Solar PV Leadership (2018)

By 2018, SKL had become the largest local EPC provider for solar PV systems in East Africa. Their efforts contributed significantly to the region’s renewable energy landscape.

Solar Milestone (2019)

In 2019, SKL installed the largest roof-mounted solar plant (1.4MWp) in East Africa. This achievement highlighted the immense potential of solar energy in the region.

Biomass Boilers (Silver Jubilee Year)

Celebrating their silver jubilee, Spenomatic Group introduced biomass-fired boilers, transforming the energy sector with sustainable solutions.

Market Dominance (2023)

By 2023, Spenomatic Group had captured an astounding 90% market share in the boiler industry. This solidified their position as a leader and innovator in energy solutions.


Spenomatic’s journey exemplifies the power of innovation, sustainability, and unwavering commitment. From biomass conversion to solar leadership, they’ve left an indelible mark on East Africa’s energy and water landscape.

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