inq. Group introduces AI-powered solutions to tackle leakages in Nigeria’s electricity value chain

Tomiwo Ojo
Inq. Group unveils AI-powered solutions for Nigeria's energy market

inq Group, a prominent global edge solutions provider, has restated its dedication to catalyzing AI and technological advancements in Nigeria and Africa by offering streamlined and user-friendly solutions.

The company’s ambitious vision for empowering Africa’s technology sector was unveiled during a media roundtable on Tuesday, July 25, in Lagos.

Top executives, including Group Chairman Andile Ngcaba and Group CEO Glad Dibetso, were present at the event, providing insights into inq. Group’s strategic plans to drive innovation and shape the future of edge solutions and AI on the continent.

Themed “Leading with Edge: The Future Of Edge Solutions in Nigeria,” the session saw Glad Dibetso, the Group CEO, highlighting Inq Group’s meticulous efforts to enhance Africa’s technology capacities and transform the continent’s technology landscape.

Inq. Group unveils AI-powered solutions for Nigeria's energy market
Group CEO Glad Dibetso

Dibetso remarked, “We firmly believe that inq. is poised to revolutionize the education landscape across the continent,” stressing the importance of connectivity as the gateway to transforming education.

The company aims to empower students with essential skills such as robotics, AI, and software development, leading to the emergence of more tech-driven small businesses and African unicorns.

inq. Group’s plans to improve Nigeria’s energy sector with AI

During his keynote address, Andile Ngcaba, the Executive Chairman, elaborated on inq. Group’s mission to play a pivotal role in fueling the growth of AI in Africa, particularly in Nigeria’s energy sector.

Inq. Group unveils AI-powered solutions for Nigeria's energy market
Group Chairman Andile Ngcaba

Ngcaba stated, “Our vision is to introduce artificial intelligence to Nigeria, empowering the country to actively participate in the global AI landscape. In pursuit of this objective, we aim to establish Nigeria as a center of excellence for developing customized AI solutions in the energy sector.”

The company will focus on providing state-of-the-art AI solutions tailored specifically for the energy industry. By offering real-time electricity consumption analytics for designated locations, Nigeria’s energy generation and distribution companies can identify and address leakages throughout the electricity value chain.

Furthermore, Ngcaba expressed optimism about Nigeria’s potential and its profound impact on Africa. He emphasized that Nigeria is a driving force of growth within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and across the entire continent. “The future growth of the African continent largely hinges on the dynamism of this country,” Ngcaba stated confidently.

As inq. Group continues to make significant strides in shaping Africa’s technology landscape, the company remains committed to empowering businesses and communities through innovative, accessible, and relevant cloud-based technology solutions.

About inq. Group

Established in 2013, inq. Group is a global leading-edge solutions provider headquartered in Mauritius, proudly affiliated with Convergence Partners. The company offers innovative Edge AI and IoT services, Fabric, SDN/NFV for Edge Cloud, Secure Access Services Edge, and Elastic Edge. Their exceptional team, comprising experts in Edge technologies, excels in delivering internationally acclaimed methodologies tailored to each local market’s unique requirements.

Go deeper: Convergence Partners raises $296 million despite reduced private capital investment in Africa last year

With a strong presence in 16 African cities, including Johannesburg, Gaborone, Lusaka, Ndola, Blantyre, Lilongwe, Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kanu, Abidjan, and Yaoundé, inq. Group ensures accessibility and responsiveness to clients. Through its Edgedock, it also offers innovative AI and software solutions to address security and digitization challenges for businesses globally.

Technext Newsletter

Get the best of Africa’s daily tech to your inbox – first thing every morning.
Join the community now!

Register for Technext Coinference 2023, the Largest blockchain and DeFi Gathering in Africa.

Technext Newsletter

Get the best of Africa’s daily tech to your inbox – first thing every morning.
Join the community now!