Tag Archives: Africa

Business Model for Home-scale water and waste water re-use in Kenya

By Edwin My previous blog (see “what business model for home-scale water and waste water re-use in Kenya.”) looked into establishing a business model for home-scale water and waste water re-use in Kenya. At the conclusion of the blog, four possible routes that one could take in establishing a business model are listed. I chose […]

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Can Renewable Energy be the energy solution for emerging markets?

By Aisha C. I am interested in exploring the business models that can make renewable energy application in emerging markets a reality. Emerging markets are currently facing severe challenges with respect to the gap between demand and supply of energy and the prices being charged. I would like to test the hypothesis that renewable energy […]

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Sustainably Creating and Capturing Value: Wecyclers

By Efosa O. Towards the end of the EnerNOC case, we discussed the ingenuity of the company, but also some of the challenges the company faced in creating sticky customers. While EnerNOC was creating tremendous value for both its customers and the utility companies, there seemed to be a strong possibility that EnerNOC could be […]

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What business model for home – scale water and waste water reuse in Kenya?

By Edwin Baimpwi I’ve been working to commercialize a waste water treatment system that’s inexpensive and works at the homeowner scale in Kenya.   What suggestions do classmates have? Some context: In the US, the person who drains septic tanks in residential areas that are not connected to the grid is called a “honey dipper” and […]

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