RURAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH
INTEGRATED ENERGY SUPPLY SYSTEMS
A Germany-based consulting and engineering company with more than 15 years of experience in decentralized energy services in over 30 countries in Africa and Asia.
Our mission is to eradicate energy poverty and unlock economic potential of rural communities by innovating in the rural electrification sector.
We transform the rural electrification sector by advising on policy, regulation and financing, developing innovative business models and providing technology transfer.
We develop and apply cutting-edge software solutions and artificial intelligence to change business models and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities.
We invent new concepts to unlock development and revenue potential by embedding minigrids in value chains of rural communities.
We have been involved in many projects and countries around the world.
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Price elasticity of demand is rural mini-grids has not received much attention so far, even if it has a critical impact on how tariffs should be regulated and set, and how grants and subsidies should be structured. In this paper we explore its implications and call for more research on this relevant topic.
Drawing on nearly two decades of experience, Nico and guests explore real-life experiences with mini-grid companies in Africa and Asia. The podcast challenges the sector’s status quo, inviting listeners of all backgrounds to engage in discussions and knowledge-sharing for a sustainable future.
Decentralized Utilities may now use the next level of MicroPowerManager to lower their operational cost, increase their operational efficiency and maximize customer satisfaction. Download the press release to find out more.
We have developed a concept to overcome demand risk enabling any minigrid to generate reliable cash flows at low investment costs. Decentralised AI controlled crypto miners convert surplus electricity into cryptocurrency.
In many rural areas of Africa, Asia and South America, remote communities have amazing wealth. They own or control farmland, livestock, mineral resources, or precious stones. For most of these communities, however, their wealth does not translate into prosperity…
By using electricity from the minigrids operated by VOLT-TERRA in Uganda, we process and market locally grown vanilla and chilli based on a block-farming approach.
The service provider founded in early 2021 and based in Goslar, Germany, cooperates with the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) and breaks even during first year of operation.
Mini-grids have been identified as a critical tool towards achieving universal electricity access by governments, donors and private sector actors alike. To enable the sustainable deployment of mini-grids, the public and private sector need to cooperate…
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