Energizing Agriculture Programme Project Sites
Innovation Accelerator Teams bring together Expertise from agriculture, Equipment, and Energy Experts to identify, test, and scale ag-energy solutions
Electrifying rice milling
Integrate rice mills at minigrid sites to assess their technical and economic potential for scale.
Energy Excell (Equipment Provider), SEEDFIRST (Value Chain Expert), Powergen & Nayo Tropical Technologies (Minigrid Developers), Koolmill (Rice Milling Service Provider)
Electric vehicles for farm logistics
Assess the economic rationale for and scaling potential of EVs for farm logistics in the maize value chain.
Babban Gona & One Acre Fund (Value Chain Experts and Vehicle Operators), MAX (Vehicle Provider), ACOB Lighting & SOLMENZ (Minigrid Developers)
Minigrid-powered oil palm milling
Assess the economic rationale for electric palm milling and its scaling potential in crude palm oil production areas.
Releaf (Value Chain Expert and Palm Oil and Kernel Offtaker), ACOB Lighting (Minigrid Developer), Muhat Engineering Ltd. (Equipment Manufacurer)
Electrifying incumbent fossil-fueled processing
Test a business model that profitably provides electric processing options at scale to rural entrepreneurs alongside minigrid deployment.
Prado Power (Minigrid Developer), Farm Warehouse (Retrofit and Equipment Replacement Service Provider), Fabunmi Ltd. & AMEFAN (Equipment Providers)
Minigrid-powered cold storage
Identify, test, and scale cold storage models in minigrid sites.
Coldhubs, & Ecotutu (Cold Storage Providers), Husk Power, GVE, Prado Power, & Nayo Tropical Technologies (Minigrid Developers)