July 7, 2022


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William Kamkwamba, inventor, engineer, and topic of 2019 Hollywood film ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’, joins a stellar group of entrepreneurs and world enterprise leaders to debate ‘empowerment and vitality entry’ on the Youth Power Summit (YES!)

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Our imaginative and prescient is to empower 100,000 extra ‘Williams’ by aef2029 to shut the hole between inhabitants development and vitality entry.  The initiatives are there, the necessity is there, the entrepreneurs are all over the place and YES! is right here to determine them and supply them the instruments to succeed…” Harry Gibson, EnergyNet (www.EnergyNet.co.uk).

William will probably be joined by:

  • Joseph Nganga of the Rockefeller Basis & International Power Alliance for Folks and Planet;
  • Anne Ezeh, Chief Range & Inclusion Officer at GE Gasoline Energy;
  • Dan Kammen, Professor of Power and Assets at Berkeley, California and adviser to USAID;
  • Dr. Kenneth Namunje, Kipeto Power
  • Habiba Ali, CEO, Sosai Renewable Energies; and others

In addition to thrilling college students, educators, entrepreneurs and early profession professionals together with:

  • Atiku Jafar, Worldwide Chairman of African Legislation College students’ Affiliation
  • Glory Oguegbu, CEO of Renewable Power Expertise Coaching Institute
  • Prof. Howard Njoku, College of Nigeria
  • Logyne ElGhor, Cairo College
  • Noella Molefe, Eskom
  • Olakunle Alao, Pupil and CEO of Kapit.ly
  • Thuso Kuali, JP Morgan
  • Noella Molefe, Eskom
  • Zeddy Bariti, KenGen

Past Privilege

Launching at this yr’s Africa Power Discussion board (aef), the Youth Power Summit (YES!) begins our journey to Nairobi in 2023 the place the primary full scale ‘YES! Expo’ will probably be held for 1,000+ of Africa’s future vitality actors.

YES! in Brussels welcomes 40 college students, educators, early profession professionals and entrepreneurs to a 3-day working seminar designed to uncover and elevate the event wants of the following technology of vitality leaders. It will embrace inspirational and intimate discussions with main figures, together with Habiba Ali (Sosai Power), Dr Kenneth Namunje (Kipeto Power) and Gamunchirai Mutoza (International Entrepreneurship Community Africa).

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After Brussels, YES! will launch a collection of focus teams in Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt. These will probably be underpinned by a 24/7/365 digital platform which will probably be free-to-access for YES! individuals and organisations working with us to supply these essential affect led initiatives.

In Nairobi in 2023, YES! will present finance for as much as 1,000 ‘individuals’ to journey and contribute to the meet with the enterprise, organisations, stakeholders and authorities. We are going to develop the business-readiness of each the people and the programmes which are proliferating throughout the continent to help them.  Our purpose is to drive the variety of vitality initiatives reaching monetary shut type the present lowly 10% to not less than 20%, and with it, unleash the potential of younger vitality leaders.

To succeed we’ll determine (100,000 William Kamkwambas) with a goal of reaching 20,000 vitality entrepreneurs from throughout the continent by aef26 (June 2026).

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of EnergyNet Ltd..

For extra details about the YES! Youth Power Summit:
Contact: John Whiting – Head of Digital
Occasion dates: 21-24 June 2022
Occasion location: Taxi & Excursions, Brussels, Belgium
Organisers: EnergyNet, a part of Clarion Occasions Ltd
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: +44 (0)20 7384 8048
Web site: https://bit.ly/3trQlqF  

About YES! Youth Power Summit:
YES! is a £1m EnergyNet initiative to put money into college students and their educators, early profession professionals (ECPs) and entrepreneurs to extend the proliferation of company CSR/ESG initiatives which presently sit siloed and under-utilised in companies world wide.

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