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PAYG Solar in West Africa – PEG Ghana – Ep008


The image above shows PEG Ghana staff at a local service centre.

This episode is part of a podcast series called “Entrepreneurs & Economic Development” talking to entrepreneurs using business and technology to solve problems at the Bottom of the Pyramid. Listen to the interview by clicking play above. 

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Today’s Guest

Nate Heller, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PEG Ghana a pay-as-you-go energy company based out of Ghana.

You will learn:

  • How Nate’s Peace Corp background affected his career
  • Shifting from Crowdfunding for Emerging Markets to PAYG Solar
  • Mobile Money penetration in West Africa
  • M-Kopa’s 1st distribution Partner
  • Last Mile Distribution & Rural Sales Networks
  • Upcycling – Shipping containers to Retail outlets
  • Nate’s Favourite West Africa food

Great Quotes

[bctt tweet=”Solar #PAYG in #WestAfrica has the potential to take off right now! @NateHeller”]

[bctt tweet=”2 major impacts on #Africa over the last decade: #microfinance and cell phones “]

[bctt tweet=”Shipping Containers to Stores: Cut it, Paint it, add shelves @NateHeller #EmergingMarkets”]

 The PEG Ghana/M-Kopa Solar Kit


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If you have any questions for Ryan, Nate or recommendations for future interviews please place them in the comments section. 

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