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Expanding the African Grid with Renewable Energy and a Little Help from Bitcoin

Jeff Shafer Fortis Green Renewables

We will discuss the energy landscape of Africa from multiple angles. This will include the integration of renewables, challenges and opportunities surrounding power grid expansion, and how all of these can drive human flourishing in the continent with the fastest growing population and the greatest needs in all these areas. Additionally, we’ll explain how we cultivated a solution to give U.S. investors access to participate in African economic and human capital development.

Track

Deploying Climate Capital

Format

Brief and Bold (1 Speaker, keynote style)

Speakers

  • NameJeff Shafer
  • TitleCEO
  • OrganizationCommonGood Capital

Description

We will discuss the energy landscape of Africa from multiple angles. This will include the integration of renewables, challenges and opportunities surrounding power grid expansion, and how all of these can drive human flourishing in the continent with the fastest growing population and the greatest needs in all these areas. Additionally, we’ll explain how we cultivated a solution to give U.S. investors access to participate in African economic and human capital development.

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