In Episode #91 of the Unlocking Africa podcast, Terser Adamu talks to William Brent, the chief marketing officer of Husk Power Systems, a provider of renewable electricity solutions to rural communities and businesses in African countries such as Nigeria. The company provides a pay-as-you-go energy service using a mobile-enabled smart metering system.
The podcast covers the following topics:
- Husk Power Systems’ approach to providing steady electricity in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa.
- The suitability of mini-grids for connecting unelectrified rural communities, weighing factors like cost-effectiveness and scalability.
- Challenges Husk encounters when choosing locations for mini-grids.
- The impact of policy and regulatory frameworks in Nigeria on the expansion of mini-grids and renewable energy projects.
- And much more!