Demonstration of business model: Small-scale solar milk cooling in Kenya
Demonstration project and business model development: Small-scale solar milk cooling in Kenya
Client: University of Hohenheim (Germany)
Target country: Kenya
Analysis of the commercial viability of the system, including finance modelling.
Assessment of the finance landscape, especially Micro-Finance Institutes (MFI).
Development of 2 demonstration projects: Defining selection criteria; identification of possible sites in cooperation with local governments and NGOs; assessing possible sites and selecting most promising sites; mobilisation of clients / investors, including awareness raising on side of dairy farmers and farmers’ cooperatives; assessment of (potential) benefits of the system for the farmers and cooperatives; negotiation of affordable payment schemes and of an agreement; development of business model.
Introduction of a monitoring system and assessment of the economics, both for the users, the aggregators / investors and the system supplier.