Energy Entrepreneurship and Rural Electrification (EERE)

EERE enables participants to turn their start-up ideas into business models and plans for the decentralized energy sectors of developing and low-income markets. Its main sessions focus on useful tools and thinking processes such as idea spotting, design thinking, business model development, lean canvas, start-up team development, sustainable finances, legal issues, risk management, and funding. The course also showcases case studies and successful local and international examples.

Type Course for students
Usual target Groups Graduate students
Duration range 1-2 weeks crash course
Previous Experiences Annual course at TU Berlin since 2005
Learning Outcomes Entrepreneurship; business tools; business plan;
energy solutions; green business; business models;
start up development
Usual Number of
12 – 20