New Energy Nexus Global Convening in San Francisco

October 8, 2019

Global clean energy ecosystem builders to celebrate 15 year anniversary of California Clean Energy Fund and evolution of New Energy Nexus

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (October 5, 2019) – New Energy Nexus launched the New Energy Nexus Global Convening, a week-long team collaboration and retreat focused on accelerating clean energy solutions around the world to deliver region-wide programs and opportunities for clean energy entrepreneurs. The gathering will take place in San Francisco starting November 4 and include New Energy Nexus team members from Uganda, New York, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and China.

The New Energy Nexus Global Convening marks the 15th anniversary of the California Clean Energy Fund since its inception in 2004 and starting in 2019 has evolved into New Energy Nexus expanding internationally to service markets on the frontline of the energy transition. Activities during the week include our annual fundraiser, Upward at the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco which brings together the Bay Area’s leading clean energy investors, entrepreneurs, funders and professionals, launch of our newest partnership with ENVenture, an organization that supports community based organizations (CBOs) supporting rural clean energy enterprises in Uganda and an offsite retreat to develop the strategic plan for 2020 and beyond.

(New Energy Nexus Indonesia Team (left to right) Anindita Jati, Fathahillah Zuhri, Diyanto Imam, Yeni Tjiunardi, Aditya Pratama)

“This is our largest New Energy Nexus convening yet; we are the doers, creators and builders that are accelerating the energy transition around the world, “ says Danny Kennedy, Chief Energy Officer, New Energy Nexus. “We won’t stop until our economies are 100% clean energy for the 100%, it’s critical that every human has access to clean power and energy entrepreneurs are empowered to succeed.”

New Energy Nexus newest team members include the following:

Penny Mbabazi Atuhaire, Executive Director, ENVenture and New Energy Nexus Uganda

Julius Mujuni, Country Manager, ENVenture and New Energy Nexus Uganda

Robert Birungi, Senior Loans Officer, ENVenture and New Energy Nexus Uganda

Marvin Tumusiime – Program Officer, ENVenture and New Energy Nexus Uganda

Brenda Valerio, Program Manager, New Energy Nexus Philippines

Radtasiri Wachirapunyanont, Program Manager, New Energy Nexus Thailand

Sarah Roberts, Director of Development, New Energy Nexus

Marielle Ednalino, CalTestBed Intern, New Energy Nexus

Kate Frucher, Managing Director, New Energy Nexus – NY

Haley Nieh, Fundraising and Events Associate, New Energy Nexus

Anna Yee, Operations Associate, New Energy Nexus

Anindita Jati, Communications Manager, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

Fathahillah Zuhri, Program Manager, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

Diyanto Imam, Accelerator Program Director, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

Yeni Tjiunardi, Investment Director, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

Aditya Pratama, Program Manager, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

I Made Aditya Suryawidya, Program Manager, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

Dewi Sitepu, Finance & Administrative manager, New Energy Nexus Indonesia

Will Dwyer, Operations Associate, New Energy Nexus

New Energy Nexus

New Energy Nexus is an international organization that supports clean energy entrepreneurs with funds, accelerators and networks. We started in California and also operate programs in China, India, Southeast Asia, and East Africa.

More information at www.newenergynexus.com.

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