Studies and Reasearches

I conduct studies and researches, for example on the following cases: 

  • Feasibility studies to hedge business decisions  
  • Market studies for the development of strategic and operational actions   
  • Product studies for the preparation of decisions on product development  
  • Field studies and surveys for the opening up of new market and business potentials  


I am author of books and articles about off-grid electrification and business development. 


Publications (english): 

  • Off-grid Industry Yearbook, Editor since 2016.
  • No grid? No Problem! 32 Practical Tips for Sustainable Off-Grid Business (Editor), Freiburg 2015.
  • Investment and Finance Study for Off-Grid Lighting. An A.T. Kearney report in cooperation with GOGLA, 2014 (Co-Author)
  • OBIN. Off-Grid Business Indicator: World - Africa - Asia - America, Freiburg 2014.
  • Solar energy vision for Ethiopia. Opportunities for creating a photovoltaic industry in Ethiopia (Co-Editor), Freiburg/Addis Ababa 2012.
  • Ethiopia solar. The initiation of a solar trade in Ethiopia, 2005 - 2011, Freiburg 2012.
  • Rural Electrification with Photovoltaics. A Handbook (Co-Author), Freiburg 2009.
  • Associate Editor: IAFOR Journal of Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, Nagoya, Japan