One-on-One with Alastair Smith, CEO PowerGen Nigeria
Impacting and transforming people’s lives through smarter power: PowerGen Nigeria set to connect 55,000 people in rural Nigeria to electricity by May 2022 as part of a new partnership with CrossBoundary Energy Access, Oikocredit, Triodos Investment Management and EDFI ElectriFI.
One-on-One with Powercorner
ENGIE PowerCorner is a mini-grid developer and operator that provides electricity to off-grid rural businesses, public services, households and facilitates access to energy efficient appliances (mills, industrial tools, etc.) via lease-to-own model. Intended for “off-grid” communities and replacing the use of polluting and hazardous solutions using diesel and kerosene, the ENGIE PowerCorner mini-grids provide clean, reliable and affordable energy, and aim at connecting individuals and SMEs, boosting the development of income generating activities and productive usages (i.e. shops, cafes, workshops, carpentry, mills, agricultural cooperatives etc.), thereby accelerating the economic development of rural communities.
One-on-One with Inensus
Despite the covid-19 disruptions, our members are constantly innovating for new ways and solutions to keep the lights on . In this series, we’ve approached Inensus to discuss the newly launched free of charge software solution for the management of Decentralized Utilities.
One-on-One with Winch Energy
Innovating for new technologies and products to advance energy access and providing the rural communities including health facilities in remote areas with reliable and affordable energy remained the focus of our members amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This month, we approached Winch Energy to learn more about the Winch Clinic; a mobile health facility fully powered by renewable energy unveiled in April and how it is a much needed solution for healthcare facilities in these COVID-19 times.