Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets

Strategic and Operational Challenges

This book highlights the challenges faced by renewable energy enterprises (REEs) in emerging markets, by reflecting on the enterprises' own stories and experiences.


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This book highlights the challenges faced by renewable energy enterprises (REEs) in emerging markets, by reflecting on the enterprises' own stories and experiences.


Research into REEs has focused largely on successful businesses and business models, and developed markets. With significant opportunities for renewable energy enterprise in emerging markets, this book presents a unique business-level perspective. It highlights the key barriers and outlines the strategic and operational solutions for success articulated by the entrepreneurs themselves. The research draws on interviews with entrepreneurs in twenty-eight emerging markets, including Barbados, Cambodia, Chile, Ghana, Indonesia, India, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda. The book concludes by summarising the key solutions for success and illustrating how successful REEs put them into practice.


This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of renewable energy, sustainable business and the sustainability agenda in emerging markets.

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Preface


PART I. INTRODUCTION


Sustainability and the Renewable Energy Enterprise
Study I (2012-2016)
Study II (2017-2018)
Chapter 1. Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets


Overview of Renewable Energy Sources, Technologies and Enterprise
Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets are Different
Chapter 2. A Typology of Renewable Energy Enterprises


Four Types of Renewable Energy Enterprise: A Business Model Typology
A Regional Perspective of the Four Types of Renewable Energy Enterprises
Inclusive Business Models
PART II. THE CHALLENGES OF SELLING RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCT


What is a Strategic Challenge?
What is an Operational Challenge?
What, exactly, is a Business Model in this Context?
Chapter 3. Logistical Growing Pains


Getting Renewable Energy Products to End-Users
Stories from the Supply Chain for Renewable Energy Products
Success in the Supply Chain for Renewable Energy Products
Chapter 4. How Renewable Energy Enterprises Compete


What it means to 'Compete'
Competing in the Renewable Energy Industry in Emerging Markets
Market Niches for Renewable Energy Enterprise in Emerging Markets
Chapter 5. The Aid-Centric Business Model


What is Aid?
How Individual Enterprises Receive and Use Aid
Is Aid Good for Business?
The Aid-Centric Business Model
A Proposed Aid-Independent Logic of Value Creation
Chapter 6. Defining and Measuring Success


Defining Success
All about the Metrics
The Successful Renewable Energy Enterprise in Emerging Markets
PART III. CASE STUDIES


Case Study 1. Power Providers, Tanzania
Case Study 2. A-Wing, Indonesia
Appendices



Index

Om forfatteren

Dr Cle-Anne Gabriel is a researcher at The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School in Australia. She is UQ Business School's Director for the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), and a Director of the North American Case Research Association (NACRA). She has worked on sustainable development projects and assignments funded by Australian Aid (AusAID), the European Union (EU), the Japanese Ministry for Environment and New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).