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Impact Energies

We develop smart supply chains which use technology and microfinance to deliver clean energy products to poor consumers in Africa

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Impact Energies is reinventing the way clean energy products reach the world's poorest consumers by integrating the clean energy supply chain from Factory to Village. We have developed unique distribution channels through microfinance partnerships which are showing impressive results and we minimize inventory costs and track inventory flows by connecting all of our partners to our proprietary cloud based inventory management system


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    Hugh Whalan

    Hugh has been recognized as one of the top 30 entrepreneurs in Australia under age 30 and is a core member of the Finance and Investment Working Group for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Hugh previously founded a successful non-profit focused on the energy and microfinance space, worked as a management consultant in Australia, and was the director of business development for the largest carbon project developer in the US.

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    Brian Whitesides

    Brian has 7 years of experience working for Booz Allen and PricewaterhouseCoopers on sustainability and energy initiatives as well as managing complex IT projects. He has an MBA from the John Hopkins University and is LEED certified.

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    Nate Heller
    West Africa Director

    Nate has 13 years of experience in international development, a majority of that in West Africa. For six of those years he has been building innovative distribution channels for low cost products. He is fluent in French and Senegalese Wolof, conversational in three others and has a Masters from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an MBA from Yale University.


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    Nixon Peabody