Gavin Hobson

Gavin Hobson

Gavin Hobson

Company Position:  Director

Linkedin Profile:  Gavin Hobson

As director and team leader of Widowbird Solar in Botswana and SolarBW in South Africa, Gavin has over 21 years in the renewable energy industry. He has extensive experience designing and installing various solar systems including small scale DC Micro Systems as well as residential and medium to large scale commercial on and off grid systems . His wealth of experience in both electrical as well as solar PV systems allows him to adapt existing DB and electrical installations to solar PV including load balancing and load shifting. He is also incredibly experienced in quantifying and reducing typical load factors. Gavin has concluded partnerships and exclusive distribution deals with some of the leading brands in the solar industry and focusses on providing excellent service and supplying only the highest quality core products and brands to all clients. He travels extensively between South Africa and Botswana.

Tanith Hobson

Tanith Hobson Company Position:  Director Linkedin Profile:  Tanith Hobson Tanith Hobson joined SolarBW in 2019 and focuses on the admin and marketing of the company. She has published of a number of internationally recognized books and is one of the founding partners of a unique...

Barry Basson

Barry Basson Company Position:Technical Manager Barry project manages installations both in Botswana for Widowbird Solar as well as in South Africa for SolarBW . He has over 10 years experience in Lithium Battery Building and offers excellent technical support across all of our projects. He is...

Jon Harris

Jon Harris Company Position: Project Manager Jon Harris joined SolarBW from a corporate background as a project manager in 2023. He managed the rollout of over 146 back up inverter systems into retail banks around the country in order to significantly reduce their diesel costs....

Keleadile Seduke

Keleadile Seduke Company Position:  Energy Engineer Linkedin Profile:  Keleadile Seduke Keleadile Seduke is an energy engineer by profession having acquired her bachelor’s degree from BIUST, Botswana. She is an integral part of our Botswana team and holds certifications in Business Leadership as well as Customer...

Tlamelo Dodo Jacob Plaatjie

Tlamelo Dodo Jacob Plaatjie Company Position:  Engineer Tlamelo is a graduate of the University of Botswana and has a Bachelor’s Degree majoring In Electrical and Electronic Engineering. His passion and enthusiasm as an aspiring Power Systems Engineer has led to his love of design, simulations...

Obrien Kgajwane

Obrien Kgajwane Company Position: Lead Installer Obrien has as a wealth of experience in construction methods, including various roof types. He has been permanently employed with Widowbird Solar Solutions in Botswana for over 4 years and has undergone extensive onsite training regarding installations and products...