Services

About

Continuous Power Africa supplies back up and hybrid power solutions and products to telecommunication providers across Africa. Whether helping customers maintain remote battery packs or providing large-scale long-term distributed power solutions, CPA enables reliable communications for millions of Africans. Access to telecommunication services benefits communities, especially in rural communities. Advanced and reliable connectivity allows for better health care, education, and market information directly to the home, improving the lives of Africans in countless ways.

Leadership

The experienced industry professionals who lead Continuous Power Africa are able to visualize trends and products in the industry and to lead the market in complete distributed power solutions. CPA has the guidance of an international entrepreneurial team, each highly successful in their careers in commerce, engineering and finance. The management team believes in an integrated, bottom up approach, growing the skills base in the company from the grass roots upward.

Varun Giridhar

Varun Giridhar

Chief Executive Officer
 

Varun is an experienced corporate financier having spent over 15 years advising corporates, governments, institutional investors and developers in Europe, Africa and South Asia.

Duncan Hipkin

Duncan Hipkin

Chief Commercial Officer
 

Duncan is the founder of Continuous Power Africa and has worked with engineering teams over the past decade to develop technologies relevant to optimizing hybrid power systems and storage assets.

Simon Hipkin

Simon Hipkin

Managing Director,
Battery Services

Simon is a chartered accountant and founding partner. He has been involved in education and tech startups as well as running his own accounting practice. Simon has a strong operational finance background.

Haydar Budullah

Haydar Budullah

Managing Director,
Solutions Architecture

Haydar is an electro-mechanical engineer and spent 11 years in Nigeria with Emerson Network Power as a solutions engineer/key account manager. Haydar , formerly of Jabil Energy, leads business development and sales.

Philanthropy

The expansion of telecommunications infrastructure throughout Africa provides a vast connected base to seed technologies that uplift communities through access to modern-world amenities. This telecommunications backbone is the key to providing services like banking, medical care, education and empowerment, supporting communities and people. Continuous Power Africa partners with initiatives and organizations able to leverage telecommunications access to improve communities. CPA promotes opportunities between clients and organizations [for good] that facilitate these improvements. The potential to create centers of productivity with the associated goodwill is enormous. Small amounts of additional power, provisioned along with access to data, unlock this potential and revolutionize the way the telecommunications industry benefits communities.