21 November 2019, Johannesburg – The annual Vision 2030 Awards took place on 21 November 2019 and Fibon Energy won the Driver for Change award. The award recognises one company a year in South Africa for its ‘outstanding commitment and contributions to moving the nation forward, as a leader in the sector and as a proponent of the national development plan.’
There to accept the award on behalf of Fibon Energy was CEO, Avesh Padayachee. “This is indeed an honour especially considering the other finalist companies and the great work they are doing.” Other category winners included VISA, Exxarro, Yuppiechef, Sentech and Bosch to name a few.
Avesh was humbled at the acknowledgement and paid tribute to his team. “I’m so proud of the work we do and especially in 2019, as a team we have managed to achieve so much in our vision to provide access to electricity at an affordable cost in South Africa.
It has been a ground-breaking year for Fibon Energy who will enter 2020 with over R100M in Solar PV assets under management.
The awards which took place at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni form part of the 17th Annual National Business Awards, in which Avesh himself was a finalist in the Top Exec <40 category.