Apr 8, 2020
Klara Lindner is a researcher and consultant on renewable energy solutions and the co-founder of Mobisol. Now owned by ENGIE, Berlin-based Mobisol develops off-grid solar energy products for communities in Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania that are underserved by typical energy market providers.
Christoph Burger is a senior lecturer at ESMT Berlin, with a research focus on blockchain/innovation in the energy market’s transformation ("Energiewende"). Together with Jens Weinmann from ESMT and two other colleagues, he has recently edited "Decentralised Energy – A Global Game Changer," published by Ubiquity Press.
In episode #7 of Campus 10178, the ESMT Berlin podcast, the two discuss entrepreneurship in the energy sector, the threat and opportunity of decentralized energy approaches, efforts to broaden access to affordable and renewable energy, and the leverage created by mobile money and other technological innovations.
Campus 10178 is Germany’s #1 podcast on the business research behind business practice. Brought to you each month by ESMT Berlin, the 45-minute show brings together top scholars, executives, and policymakers to discuss today’s hottest topics in leadership, innovation, and analytics. Campus 10178 – Where education meets business.