900 Million People Without Power


Okra provides end-to-end services tailored to the needs of energy companies and utility providers.

IoT Smart Grids

Setup plug-&-play smart grids using our innovative hardware, software and mobile money technology.

Network Planning

Identify off-grid communities, analyse project pipelines, and generate BOMs automatically using our network planning software.

Project Development

Enter new markets confidently by leveraging our relationships with regulators, proven business structures and project financing options.


Lives Empowered




Villages energized

Why Smart Grids?

Okra’s modular DC smart-grids enable households to receive 24/7 electricity for half of the operating costs of traditional AC minigrids. Our modular node-to-node distribution architecture and IoT to remotely control and monitor, enables unparalleled reliability for end-users and grid operators.

The Okra Pod

Putting every ray of sunlight to good use.

The Pod is the brainy building block of every Okra smart grid. It allows households to interconnect so that they can share energy to where it’s needed when it’s needed. This ensures each and every family has uninterrupted power for their essential needs – lighting, fans, mobile phone charging and TVs.

Power distribution is automatically balanced which means families can also use freezers, cooking equipment, washing machines and water pumps, without fear of blackout.

Okra Harvest

Enabling remote operation of data-driven smart grids.


Track inventory, plan installs, assign assets, and generate custom reports for all projects – big and small.

Mobile Payments

Keep tight control of billing statuses, update energy packages remotely and check balances for all customers.

Remote Monitoring

See what’s going on in granular detail: energy consumption, battery SoC, panel generation and more.

Alerts & Insights

Action maintenance tasks efficiently based on real-time alerts and insights delivered via machine learning.

Remote Monitoring

See what’s going on in granular detail: energy consumption, battery SoC, panel generation and more.

Alerts & Insights

Action maintenance tasks efficiently based on real-time alerts and insights delivered powered by machine learning.


Billions of dollars stand to be saved while achieving rapid electrification of the last mile.

Extending the grid to the last mile becomes exponentially more expensive as last mile communities are in some of the hardest to reach areas. Explore some of Okra’s target locations where microgrids make for profitable high impact solutions and let us know where you’d like to start building. 

Our Customers

We’ve deployed Okra projects in 2 countries now – it’s the most flexible solution we’ve found to setting up microgrids.

Alex Bourme | Energy Program Manger
Entrpreneurs Du Monde

Automation and digitisation of energy assets through Okra is key to mobilising the large scale capital required to catalyse the sector.

Mason Wallick | Managing Director
InFunde Development


IEEE Empower 1 Billion Lives

Best Emerging Utility Solution


Winner of Business Plan Competition

IoT Hub

Best IoT Startup

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Global Winner

TechCrunch Hardware Battlefield


Chivas Venture

Global Winner


If you’d like to use Okra in an upcoming project, let us know!

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2 months ago

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Yes Cambodia! 🇰🇭 Stronger with more power 🤟⚡
Growing crickets and kids learning on YouTube, what's next? 😉

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A key aspect of quality control in electronics manufacturing is having ATE - Automatic Testing Equipment. Sergey has been working tirelessly in Shenzhen to get our ATE system up to speed for some upcoming production rounds, and has it been a challenge! Check it out.

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Great to catch up with #ausembassy and Pablo Kang the Australian Ambassador to Cambodia. He's on a mission to support economic development and boost bilateral trade with the Kingdom. We're excited about that and we're also excited to get him out to Svay Rieng so he can show us how good he is at cricket. 🦗 Not 🏏. #thatsgold 🇰🇭🇦🇺 ... See MoreSee Less

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