Business network

Supply

CentroSolar
CentroSolar
CENTROSOLAR Group AG is a listed photovoltaic company specialising in roof-mounted systems. Its core business focuses on complete plug-and-play installations for roofs on private houses as well as key components, such as fastening systems and solar glass.
Conergy
Conergy AG
is, with its more than 2,500 employees one of the leading system suppliers in the area of regenerative energies in Europe.
EnerSys
EnerSys
is one of the global leaders in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, especially for telecommunication systems.
Entec
Entec AG
is a company for energy & environment expertise and small hydropower technology. We have entered into a strategic partnership with this international company for planning, designing, and building hydro systems in Lao PDR.
Haze
Haze Battery Co.
After many experiments we have finally found the suitable supplier for the gel batteries for the Solar Home Systems, as well as other industrial applications.
hope
Beijing Hope Industry
and Trade co., Ltd is a high-tech group which specialises in solar products design, research, manufacturing, sales, and installation.
Lorentz
Lorentz
produces high quality solar pumping systems and trackers. We use these pumps for productive systems for small drip irrigation etc. SUNLABOB is the sales agent for Lorentz pumps in Laos.
Mastervolt
Mastervolt
Founded in 1991, Mastervolt is a world leader in the supply of electrical power solutions for rough conditions.
OTT Hydromet
OTT Hydromet
The name of OTT stands for innovative quality products in the fields of hydrometry, meteorology and environmental measuring technology.
OurWorld
OurWorld Rural Development (Laos)
The innovative, technology-based solutions of OurWorld provide municipalities, industrial enterprises and consumers with practical ways to solve their water-related and process problems in an environmentally responsible way.
Outback
OutBack Power Systems
is a leader in developing and manufacturing power solutions for renewable energy, backup and mobile applications for industrial use.
Phaesun
Phaesun
also acts worldwide as an independent wholesale distribution and service company for photovoltaic and related systems.
Phocos
Phocos
Phocos AG is among the world's leading manufacturers of solar-powered charge controllers and components for autonomous power supply. Energy-saving appliances such as lamps, refrigeration/freezing appliances and TV monitors supplement the product spectrum. The products developed and produced by Phocos enable the eco-friendly and efficient use of solar energy. Phocos are our suppliers for the Pico solar lanterns.
PremierSolar
Premier Solar
is a leading solar PV module manufacturer based in India, specialising in the manufacturing of high performance solar panels mainly for off-grid applications. Premier Solar holds an ISO 9001 Certification (awarded by TUV Germany), which guarantees excellent quality standards.
Ritar
Ritar
was established in May, 2002. Within a few years it rapidly became one of China’s leading lead acid battery and power supply unit manufacturer in China. Currently, the Company has 19 production lines and three manufacturing facilities located in Shenzhen, Shanghai and Hengyang.
SMA
SMA
is our partner for the controlled synchronization of all system components in the village hybrid grids.
Solar23
Solar 23
acts worldwide as an independent wholesale distribution and service company for photovoltaic and related systems.
Steca
Steca GmbH
is one of the leading manufacturers in the field of solar electronics and represents latest innovations and highest quality.
Studer
Studer Innotec
is a Swiss company, which produces inverter. Their inverter transform battery voltage from 12, 24 or 48V to a sinusoidal AC voltage of 230 V. Therewith they are applicable to all kinds of AC-equipments.
UniSolar
United Solar Ovonic
is world’s leader in thin film solar technologies and the manufacture of thin film solar electric modules and laminates. SUNLABOB is in process to test thin film modules for remote areas, to facilitate transportation and improve opportunities of installation.
UCS Universal Consultancy Services
Universal Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd. (UCS) is a Nepali institution working in a team of energetic multidisciplinary development professionals working in the field of alternative energy technology.

However SUNLABOB also imports and installs panels from many other manufacturers (Astropower, BP-solar, Shell, RWE SchottSolar and Total Energy, etc), depending on the situation and wishes of our clients.

Project & implementation

CarbonBridge
Carbon Bridge
is a small and independent carbon company that connects carbon projects in South East Asia with carbon buyers and investors worldwide.
ClientSide Concepts
ClientSide Concepts Development Inc.
is a Yukon-based company offering destination marketing, technology consulting, staff training and product development services, also specializing in hard- and software development and IT consulting services.
ETC
ETC Energy
is committed to providing modern energy services to the poor in developing countries through business development support, capacity building, policy influencing and research.
Fraunhofer
Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
This is a major research organization in Germany. We cooperate in understanding the social impacts of our energy systems.
GTZ
GTZ
We are working with the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) on a Public-Private-Partnership designed to launch a network of small entrepreneurs who can retail solar equipment.
Helvetas
Helvetas
was founded in 1955 as the first private organisation for development co-operation in Switzerland. Helvetas is a denominationally and politically independent association, supported by approximately 43.000 members, 40.000 sponsors and 15 regional groups.
InWent
InWent
Up to now we have regularly worked with InWent for implementing promotion and publicity campaigns for solar energy in Lao PDR.
LIRE
The Lao Institute for Renewable Energy (LIRE)
is a non-profit institute operating in Laos, which explores, develops and sustains efforts for making Laos develop its own energy sector with own renewable sources.
Resdalao
RESDALAO
is a non-profit organization of various companies and agencies working in the energy sector. Its objectives are to organize research and training for energy service companies and contribute to the formulation of suitable policies.
SES
SES
is a non-profit organization of the German economic foundation for international cooperation. SES offers people, who have retired, but would still like to make a contribution, the chance to pass on their knowledge and talents to others at home and abroad. They work as Senior Experts in an honorary capacity and assist in training skilled workers and executive staff.
Xaoban
Xao Ban
is an independent, self supported cooperative group of housewives founded in 2003 at Ban Saphangmoh, Vientiane, Lao PDR. It engages in processing of organic food products and production of fresh fruits, organic vegetables and ornamental pot plants. SUNLABOB and Xao Ban are partners for the sunny water project. They use SUNLABOB solar-powered water pumps with drip-pipe irrigation to create cash crops. Moreover Xao Ban provide technical assistance in all agricultural related issues and train village groups in drip pipe irrigation.

Development

The Asia Foundation
The Asia Foundation
is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports Asian initiatives to improve governance, law, and civil society; women's empowerment; economic reform and development; sustainable development and the environment; and international relations.
Cambodian Rural Development Team
Cambodian Rural Development Team
Founded in 2001 as a voluntary university-student initiative, the strong motivation, high technical expertise and hard work of the team resulted in the rapid growth of the organisation. Through securing partnerships with large international organisations, CRDT changed from implementing one-off projects, to sustained integrated programmes covering a variety of livelihood, natural resource management, and community development components.
EWB
Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB Australia)
works with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through education and the implementation of sustainable engineering projects.
FK Norway (Fredskorpset)
FK Norway (Fredskorpset)
arranges reciprocal exchanges of personnel between organisations in Norway and developing countries. Its objective is to contribute to lasting improvements in economic, social and political conditions in the world.
Phocos
Phocos
Phocos AG is among the world's leading manufacturers of solar-powered charge controllers and components for autonomous power supply. Energy-saving appliances such as lamps, refrigeration/freezing appliances and TV monitors supplement the product spectrum. The products developed and produced by Phocos enable the eco-friendly and efficient use of solar energy.
UNESCAP
UNESCAP
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. With a membership of 62 Governments, 58 of which are in the region, and a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the west to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the east, and from the Russian Federation in the north to New Zealand in the south, ESCAP is the most comprehensive of the United Nations five regional commissions.
World Volunteer
World Volunteer
is based on the knowledge and experience of its founders who have worked in SE Asia through different volunteer and education projects since 2004. The established collaborations and contacts that make up the foundation of the organization are a result of their experiences, which creates the safety net for World Volunteer’s increasingly successful programs.
World Volunteer works closely with every volunteer. Education, introductions and regular reviews result in continuing quality and safety for the volunteers throughout their placements. World Volunteer works towards offering more programs where volunteers can contribute in a sustainable way.

International franchise

Cambodian Rural Development Team
Cambodian Rural Development Team
Founded in 2001 as a voluntary university-student initiative, the strong motivation, high technical expertise and hard work of the team resulted in the rapid growth of the organisation. Through securing partnerships with large international organisations, CRDT changed from implementing one-off projects, to sustained integrated programmes covering a variety of livelihood, natural resource management, and community development components.
Samui_Service
Samui Service Solarpower Ltd.
is our franchise partner in Thailand, located in Koh Samui, in the southern part of the country. The first projects, which have been located all over Thailand, have already been realized successfully.
TSSD Technical and Specialist Services for Rural Development LTD. (TSSD)
is an Uganda based private limited liability company operating as a subsidiary of Nkoola Institutional Development Associates Ltd. (NIDA).
TSSD is mainly Agricultural, Information Technology Specialist, Contractor, Supplier and Renewable energy service provider.
UCS Universal Consultancy Services
Universal Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd. (UCS) is a Nepali institution working in a team of energetic multidisciplinary development professionals working in the field of alternative energy technology.

Business strategy

EDC
EDC
is a private, professional human resource development company, that is inspired by the vision of raising the latent entrepreneurial and managerial competencies in Lao PDR. The shareholders are team members drawn from the successful and well-known Lao-German Small Enterprise Development Project (SEDP).
PWC
PricewaterhouseCoopers
has worked in Lao PDR since 1996. PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for their clients and stakeholders.
Viltec
Viltec International
We have an agreement with Viltec International, based in Switzerland. Viltec provides us the know-how, experience and connections for developing our network-marketing through small scale enterprises, and for exploring and initiating projects and partnerships with various Donor agencies and financial institutions.