WE KNOW HOW CHALLENGING IT CAN BE TO BUILD COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN CORPORATIONS AND STARTUPS WITH POSITIVE IMPACT ON YOUR BOTTOM LINE. we design PARTNERSHIPS WHERE NEW IDEAS THRIVE AND CONNECT DIRECTLY TO YOUR CORE BUSINESS.
WE BUILD PROGRAMMES TO ENGAGE INNOVATIVE STARTUPS BASED ON TECHNICAL, TECHNOLOGY OR BUSINESS MODEL CHALLENGE.
WE ACT AS AN ACCELERATOR FOR GO TO MARKET AND EXPANSION STRATEGY.
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We are on mission to deploy startup solutions in corporate environment and contribute to energy sector transformation.
Enrupt is a global, independent, open innovation platform for the energy sector. Enrupt is headquartered in Singapore. Our activities and startups in our community are based in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Europe.
What difference would it make to your bottom line if you could:
Map out energy startups that address your key technical, technology and business challenges?
Benchmark to other players in the market in terms of startup and innovation engagements?
Filter startups with best fit reflecting your specific needs?
Select best startups based on an initial test and experimentation in a controlled environment?
WE SUPPORT CORPORATIONS WITH:
Insights and market intelligence on start-up driven innovation;
Trainings and workshops on customer-centric technologies, employee skill sets and culture change;
Open innovation programmes based on client brief.
we support startups with:
Visibility through online presence, innovation talks and innovation arenas in industry conferences;
Mentoring with energy experts;
Go-to-market and lead generation programmes with corporate partners;
Fundraising (coming soon).
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WHAT IS THE UNDERLYING TECHNOLOGY THAT YOU ARE USING?
As a part of the training, Mee Panyar will use a specially developed toolkit that this toolkit that:
- Is safe to use by untrained people.
- Is safe-guarded against mistakes that would otherwise break and damage a system.
- Is reusable for 30-50 trainings.
- Can demonstrate basic electrical concepts in action.
After a project is complete, Mee Panyar will maintain continue to capture useful data from each system using a remote-monitoring system installed during training. Overall, our program facilitates the transition to renewable mini-grids while providing critical financing and technology to enable rural operators to provide modern energy services to their communities.
What is the specific problem you are addressing?
Mee Panyar is pioneering a novel community-based business model for operations and maintenance and workforce training for rural mini-grids, starting in Myanmar. Leveraging the country’s existing 13,000 diesel mini-grids –many of which are in disrepair or running inefficiently—as learning tools for rural electricians, Mee Panyar will rehabilitate or hybridise these systems while filling the capacity gap in long-term operations and maintenance (O&M), which has been de-prioritised in recent national energy planning.
WHAT IS YOUR OFFERING AND HOW DOES IT
TRANSFORM/DISRUPT THE ENERGY sector?
Mee Panyar's lean approach to rural electrification increases economic and social impact by enabling local communities to manage and operate mini-grids and significantly lower operational and maintenance costs in the long term. In traditional mini-grid and electrification models, these costs are exacerbated for rural systems by the distance from servicing infrastructure, replacement parts, and skilled labor. Through Mee Panyar’s participatory education program and apprenticeship model, locally employed operators who manage and maintain the system can perform frequent and preventative maintenance, significantly reducing O&M costs and extending system lifetimes. This addresses the underlying local capacity deficit that leads to a very short repair cycle and place control over the system's reliability in the community’s hands. Beyond this, Mee Panyar's investment in rural operators presents an opportunity to build credit within rural communities that may ease further development activities.
What are the partnerships that you are seeking?
Mee Panyar is seeking partners for a pilot project in Myanmar. We would like to connect with like-minded individuals and organisations interested in pioneering new methods for building employment and credit potential in rural electrification projects. We would like to connect with potential investors in addition to implementation partners. An ideal implementation partner would have established networks and relationships with rural Myanmar communities, through energy-related work or otherwise.
Katarina Uherova Hasbani
works today on transformations shaping the energy systems of tomorrow. The future of energy will be closer to the customer, using cleaner, renewable sources and leveraging digital technologies. Katarina is supporting this transformation by building partnerships between young, innovative startups and corporations. She brings insights from several energy sectors and regions to create programmes of activities where new ideas thrive and deals get executed. Katarina consults via The August Company. She is on the Board of the Alliance for Rural Electrification (Industry association, HQ in Belgium) and Female Founders (Non-profit, HQ in Singapore).