How can companies and organisations benefit from adopting open-sourced innovations? What are the advantages and disadvantages? And how can the whole Energy Access sector benefit from Open Source?

We will hear from adopters of Open Source innovations about their experience and lessons learnt and will discuss what is needed for an uptake of Open Source innovations by the sector.

Tune in on 28 September at 15.00 CET to part two of this two-part webinar series.

About the Panelists:

  • Catherine Adelmann is manager and founder of Fosera. She holds a B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering and a M.Sc. in Brand & Sales Management.
  • Vaibhav Vaidya is CTO at Simusolar, working on productive use hardware, technical service design and business IT applications.
  • Mark van Niekerk is responsible for operational oversight in the local FRES companies primarily in Uganda and South Africa, and new Project Development.
  • Fabio de Pascale is the Chairperson at the EnAccess Foundation, as well as CEO of NXT Grid, a mini-grid technologies company.

This webinar is hosted by The EnAccess Foundation, with support from the Alliance for Rural Electrification.

Missed the first discussion? Catch up here.


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Date events
14 September 2021 to 28 September 2021


Gabriele Pammesberger

Lead for Africa

+32 2 400 10 00