Innovation@Winrock Series: Innovations in Energy Finance

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Join Winrock International for the Innovation@Winrock seminar on Innovations in Energy Finance. They will showcase examples of innovative approaches within and beyond Winrock to financing energy products and systems, ranging from small solar lanterns or household cookstoves to larger community-wide mini-grid systems. If you are unable to attend in person you are invited to join the webinar. To do so select "Webinar Registration" when registering. A link to the webinar will be emailed prior to the event. 



Innovations in
Energy Finance

Part of the Sandra Brown Technical Leadership
in International Development Seminar Series

Monday, December 18, 2017
11:30 AM  - 1:00 PM 

Featured Speakers
Javier Betancourt, Chief of Party, Winrock International USAID-funded Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP) in Nigeria
Javier will talk about the REEEP project’s use of crowdsource financing to fund
community-level mini-grid systems in Nigeria.

Bikash Pandey, Innovations Lead and Director of Clean Energy, Winrock International
Bikash will speak about Winrock’s work developing partnerships for
financing of solar pumps and solar chillers.

Katie Gross, Program Officer and Project Director, USAID-funded Developing a
Sustainable Cookstove Sector Project, Winrock International
Katie will present on Winrock’s partnership with the Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO) to develop a long-term financing channel for Kenyan SACCOs
to purchase clean energy products for on-lending to their members.

Nicola Armacost, Managing Director, Arc Finance
Niki will describe Arc’s efforts working with MFIs in non-traditional ways, including supporting MFIs to diversify energy product offerings by graduating from financing pico to larger scale energy systems, developing ESCOs and providing
finance for energy entrepreneurs.

Moderator: Amit Bando, Senior Director Clean Energy, Environment
and Water Group, Winrock International

Winrock International
2121 Crystal Drive, Suite 500, Arlington, Virginia 22202



Registration Deadline
December 14, 2017
Boxed lunches will be provided for all who register by this deadline.



Register here: Innovations in Energy Finance - Confirm Identity | Online Registration by Cvent


When and Where

  • Start Time:

    Dec 18, 2017 11:30 AM EDT (America/New_York)
  • End Time:

    Dec 18, 2017 1:00 PM EDT (America/New_York)
  • Location:

    Winrock International: 2121 Crystal Drive, Suite 500, Arlington, Virginia 22202

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