Nuon-RAPS Utility NuRa

2010-2011, Client: NuRa-RAPS, South Africa: Planning manager; Nuon-RAPS Utility NuRa. NuRa is an off-grid concession based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Its principle product is a 50Wp SHS and it currently has over 10,000 customers. My responsibilities in the set-up phase of NuRa included planning the roll-out (GIS, area planning, consultations, etc.), identifying and developing energy store locations, recruiting and training local staff, assisting with procurement processes, meeting with local and regional government (elected and traditional), etc.