The Mini-Grid Business

Trailer: The Mini-Grid Business

August 15, 2023 Nico Season 1 Episode 0
The Mini-Grid Business
Trailer: The Mini-Grid Business
Show Notes Transcript

Are you ready to redefine your understanding of solar mini-grids and their influence on rural electrification? Brace yourself for a thrilling journey as we pull back the curtain on the ins and outs of the mini-grid business realm. As the CEO of INENSUS, I've had the unique privilege of collaborating with over 100 mini-grid companies across Africa and Asia. This episode illuminates our story of exploration, experimentation, and the invaluable experience gained over 18 years. We challenge misconceptions, question the status quo, and strive to fathom the intricacies of mini-grids. 

This episode is an eye-opener to the myriad challenges faced by the mini-grid companies. We've brought seasoned experts from the sector, those who've been in the trenches, to share their invaluable insights and innovative ideas capable of reshaping the mini-grid landscape. We want to engage you in this discourse, as you could be holding the next big idea that transforms the sector. So, put on your thinking hat and let's shape the future of the mini-grid sector together. Enjoy the journey through the business of mini-grids!

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Speaker 1:

Solar mini-grids have turned from small pilots to an electrification wave. We were there when mini-grid regulation was established, when financial transactions were closed. We saw new technology thrive and companies fail. This is where we tell the stories. This is where we discuss the future the mini-grid business Powered by Enensis.

Speaker 2:

Welcome to the mini-grid business. I am Nico, the CEO of the consulting company Enensis and the host of this podcast. This podcast is about mini-grids for rural electrification. As a consultancy company, we have been working with far more than 100 mini-grid companies in Africa and Asia. We have run experiments on mini-grid technology and business models in our own mini-grid companies in Tanzania, uganda and Senegal. Over the last 18 years, we have seen companies taking a good path towards profitability, but we have also seen companies struggling for various reasons. These reasons is what we want to talk about with experts from the sector. We would like to share our own experience and learn from others.

Speaker 2:

Our guests in this podcast are people who master challenges, people who are facing challenges. People who have the power to change frameworks and funding structures. People who come with ideas and a vision of what the mini-grid sector should look like. Tomorrow, we shall talk openly and dig deep into theory and practice. We shall question the accepted status quo and potentially develop a deeper understanding of how mini-grids work. Maybe we can create a new perspective that has not been considered before. Maybe we identify a misunderstanding which has been undercover and needs to be addressed. This is the place to discuss new philosophical thoughts and exchange views. Therefore, please feel free to get in touch and now enjoy the mini-grid business.

Speaker 1:

This episode of the mini-grid business has been brought to you by Innsys, your one-stop shop for sustainable mini-grids. For more information on how to make mini-grids work, visit our website, innsyscom, or contact us through the links in the show notes. The mini-grid business powered by Innsys.