Helping Communities Thrive
At our core we believe that access to stable power supply is the cornerstone of a thriving community. Within remote communities that already have access to a power grid, supply is more often than not, unreliable. We're addressing this through the implementation of highly advanced technology. This solution will allow residents of remote villages and towns to manage their power usage, monitor consumption and pay their periodic power bills with ease. We also implement the use of green energy to ensure better quality of power supply while also helping residents minimise their costs.
We are not a solution for a community that currently has no electricity, but once the first, basic energy needs are met, we take it to the next level by improving reliability, quality and affordability.
Chief Executive Officer
With over 15 years of experience in the energy section, specialising in utility finance and regulation, hardware and software technology and energy systems, Ben has founded and co-founded multiple startups and brings relentless drive for innovation and passion for a sustainable clean energy future to his role.
Chief Operating Officer
Yvonne brings over a decade of experience in rural energy tech and strategy, consumer engagement and rural system operations to her role as Chief Operating Officer of Village energy.
Chief Growth Officer
Wayne is responsible for accelerating the growth of our business, and is well equipped to do so, with a strong background in tech growth and enterprise business development across global markets ranging from startups to big corporations.
Our Advisory Board
Professor Rajeev Ram
Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Breakthrough Energy Ventures. His research focuses on the development of novel photonics and electronics for communication, energy and sensing. Specifically, he has focuse his attention on achieving energy systems improvement in rural India. He is a MacVicar Faculty Fellow - MIT's highest honor for teaching.
Our Brand Ambassador
Village Energy is proud to have Adam Gilchrist as our corporate ambassador.
Adam shares our teams' vision for helping remote communities to thrive and has seen firsthand how the Village Energy solution works on a visit to our pilot site , Pagidiroy, in Andhra Pradesh.
Adam shares our team's high level of integrity, passion for humanitarianism and a great love and fondness for India and all the people who call it home.