As a strong believer in social entrepreneurship, Shahiwan is actively promoting solar technology to satisfy the electricity needs of developing countries through Suncrox Solar. Commonwealth Innovation Awards 2019 Planet category winner.
Suncrox Solar is a social enterprise that utilises a cross-fertilisation of revenue from commercial solar projects for social initiatives in rural energy empowerment. This is achieved through identifying the root causes of energy poverty in innovating solar applications and installation procedures.
More than 75 solar projects have been completed to date in rural and agricultural areas as well as in commercial centres across South-east Asia e.g. Malaysia, Indonesia and Myanmar.