The Village Energy team in the spotlight

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Village Energy wins Energy category of the 2020 ATC
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Village Energy has been announced as the winner of the National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)  sponsored Energy category in the 2020 Australian Technologies Competition hosted by Impact Tech Ventures. 

The Australian Technologies Competition seeks to identify and accelerate Australian technology 'scaleups' with the greatest global potential.

Cleantech group names Village Energy a 2020 APAC 25 company
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Village Energy has been included in the 2020 APAC 25 list produced by Cleantech Group, a global provider of research, consulting and events to catalyze opportunities in sustainable innovation.

The APAC 25 is a list of independent companies from the Asia Pacific region engaged in sustainable innovation that are viewed by the market as likely to have significant impact in a five-to-ten-year time frame.

Top 9 Finalist in EDF Pulse India 2020 Startup Awards Grand Final
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Village Energy is proud to have been selected among the 9 finalists in the Grand Final Awards of the first edition of the EDF Pulse 2020 Startup Awards, which support socially inclusive Indian-based innovations for an electric world that’s more eco-friendly and better connected.

Village Energy is a finalist in the Sustainable Smart Living category.

Yvonne Power awarded  in 2020 Business News 40under40 award
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Congratulations to our Co-founder and COO Yvonne Power, who was named as one of this year's Business News 40under40 award recipients.

Established in 2002 , the 40under40 awards celebrate Western Australia's top business talent across a diverse mix of sectors.

Thank you to Business News for hosting such an incredible event, and congratulations to all the other nominees and winners.

Governor of Western Australia, The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, - tour of Village Energy
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Joined by Ben Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer, Yvonne Power, Chief Operating Officer/Co-Founder and Adam Gilchrist, Ambassador, the Governor toured the offices and observed a demonstration of Village Energy’s technology.

 

“We are very fortunate here in Australia and we take 24/7 power for granted. That is not the case for lots of people around the globe. Village Energy is doing tremendous work developing technology that is working to resolve these energy demands in developing countries.” The Governor

Village Energy announced as one of Social Alpha and Tata Trusts - 15 Top clean energy start-ups
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The winners were selected from more than 150 applicants across the country which were screened for their unique technology and business model, strong focus on affordability and accessibility and social, economic and environmental impact.

The winners will receive customised lab-to-market incubation support at CEIIC, which includes access to world-class lab infrastructure and test beds, technical advisory, R&D support for product design and manufacturing, piloting opportunities with industry leaders and access to grant funding.

Village Energy brand ambassador Adam Gilchrist visits pilot site in Anantapur
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Village Energy's brand ambassador and Aussie cricket legend Adam Gilchrist visited the pilot project site in Pagidiroy to have a look at how the technology works first hand and to speak with Village Energy customers about the difference that the solution has impacted their lives. 

Adam visited the RDT sports campus and participated in the making of a Village Energy corporate video which explains how our solution works to provide cheaper and more reliable energy for the community. 

Watch the Video Here

Village Energy awarded in the Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards 2019
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Village Energy is proud to have been recognised at the 2019 Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards (VERA). VERA celebrates employers of volunteers who play a vital role in keeping the community safe. The awards celebrates the invaluable contribution employers make by supporting emergency services volunteers to respond to incidents.

Yvonne Power, co-founder and Elaine Groenewald , SES volunteer and Team Collaborator at Village Energy, received the award, presented by Hon Francis Logan BA (Hons) MLA Minister for Emergency Services; Corrective Services

Village Energy and FEDCO converts MOU into a landmark SaaS Agreement
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Both companies will partner closely to install Village Energy's technology platform across FEDCO's rural area of operation. An initial 500 new connections will demonstrate Village Energy's ability to improving system efficiency and operating results and further enhancing customer satisfaction and shared value.

 

This is an exciting new phase for the partnership and Village Energy is delighted to be working with the progressive team at Feedback Energy Distribution Company Limited.