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Oluremi Hamid

2021 Fellow

CEO, Hydren Energy Limited

Lagos, Nigeria

Oluremi is the CEO of Hydren Energy, a designer and provider of safe and durable solar solutions and mobile solar generators for small businesses and homeowners in Nigeria. Hydren’s vision is to see homes and small businesses enjoy a 24/7 electricity supply using renewable energy sources. They aim to provide quality solar solutions tailored to their customers’ needs through proper energy audits and product specification. Hydren Energy’s services for homeowners include solar solutions to power appliances for 24 hours and solar streetlights for people’s properties and communities. For those who cannot afford their solar solutions, Hydren offers their Solar Home Systems. For small businesses they offer solar solutions which guarantee a 12-hour power supply, provide storage batteries for inverters, distribute energy efficient lighting, and offer their mobile solar generators. In addition to these services, Hydren Energy offers mini-grid solutions for rural communities and microgrid solutions for markets and shopping malls. With their solar-powered energy solutions, businesses and homeowners save money on fueling generators and paying grid suppliers, as well as avoid operational downtime due to unavailable power supply. Oluremi holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, a Masters of Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University, and a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management from the Enterprise Development Centre at the Pan Atlantic University. Oluremi is on the Board of both Techwomen Association Nigeria and the Nigerian Chapter of Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). She also belongs to the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), where she serves on the Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, and Women in Renewable Energy Association. Oluremi is a Tony Elumelu Foundation fellow, a TechWomen fellow and an alum of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.