Energy Market Assessment and Strategy for International Solar & Investment Firms

Assisted international solar PV developers and investors with assessments of legal, regulatory, and economic backdrop for the distributed solar PV and battery storage market emerging in several African countries. An in-depth tariff analysis was also conducted focusing on customer segmentation in various locations to inform the current business case for distributed generation solutions.

Developed Namibia’s Renewable Energy Policy

Key author for Namibia’s renewable energy policy in alignment with the countries available resources and procurement goals. Key tasks included identifying existing institutional gaps in the renewable energy sector, profiling status quo, stakeholder engagement, workshop facilitation, and drafting policy.

Investment & Grant Funding Evaluations for Renewable Energy, Microgrid, and Storage Projects in Africa and Asia.

Evaluated over a dozen early stage renewable energy, energy storage, & microgrid projects applying for support with feasibility, potential technology demonstrations, and/or financing. Projects included utility-scale batteries, wind farms, solar PV plants, water resiliency/irrigation, small hydro, microgrids, and some hybrid projects in various locations across Africa and Asia.

Energy Efficiency and Renewables in Low Income Housing

Worked with Western Cape Government to enable local firms to supply energy efficiency and renewable energy services and products to low income and high density settlements in the Western Cape of South Africa.

1 GW Solar Park Feasibility Study

Key contributor to feasibility study for a 1 GW Solar Park using both solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies in Southern Africa as part of the Clinton Climate Initiative program.