Sector :Energy
Entrepreneur :Abdou Wahab Kane
Creation date :2014
In portfolio since :2017

COGELEC is an engineering company based in Dakar. The company is present in electrical engineering and line construction works, rural electrification and distribution of electromechanical equipment.

COGELEC is focused on bringing energy for productive uses to rural areas in Senegal for the greater benefit of the Senegalese population, with a particular focus on bore wells in remote locations.

A company lead by Abdou Wahab Kane

Abdou Wahab Kane is a graduate of University College London and Oxford University. After a successful career abroad, he returned to Senegal to start his business in 2014.

Partnership with Teranga Capital

Teranga committed alongside with Cogelec Energy to:

  • Support the expansion of the logistical equipment and the investments in human resources to strengthen its capacity to execute increasingly complex projects
  • Support Cogelec Energy in elaborating and executing its strategy with a view to improving its organizational efficiency and promoting growth

Expected impacts

  • Extend electricity access and services to rural areas
  • Increase the competitiveness and energy efficiency of Senegalese economic players and give them access to sustainable energy solutions