Nancy Wimmer specializes 

in microfinance and renewable energy:

•  Promotes entrepreneurship in developing countries
•  Researches innovation for rural electrification
•  Advises entrepreneurs in rural electrification
•  Integrates international experts
•  Cooperates with universities on case studies on rural business (e.g. Santa Clara University USA)


Selected projects


2019    Published The Marketmakers - Solar for the Hinterland of Bangladesh

2016    Researched the design and operation of the solar market in rural Bangladesh

2014    Guided energy entrepreneurs in Ethiopia, D.R. Congo, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Nigeria and The Philippines

2012    Published Green Energy for a Billion Poor

2010    Planned a municipality's transition from fossil fuel to renewable energy utilization

2008   Researched innovations to steer the course of rural electrification

2007   Analyzed rural energy service enterprises in Bangladesh

2006   Advised an African Government on microfinance for rural electrification

2005   Initiated the replication of a leading business model for rural energy services

2003   Study on private investment in microfinance for rural electrification

2002   Investigated wordwide interests in rural renewable energy business

2001   Co-organized the startup of a private rural Internet service provider

2000   Co-organized a private investment fund for solar enterprise

1999   Investigated business opportunities for rural Internet providers

1997   Co-organized the global Microcredit Summit

1996  Researched the evolution of a microcredit bank in Honduras

1995  Co-organized growth funding for a leading microfinance institution

1994  Co-organized European Union Funding of Microfinance for Women Entrepreneurs