James Kakeeto

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  • Mandela Washington Fellowship

  • Uganda

  • 2016

For the past eight years, James Kakeeto has worked in the area of energy access, managing and developing sustainable enterprise-based projects aimed at increasing access to modern energy in communities. He has skills and experience in climate change, including carbon markets, developing and monitoring emission-reduction projects under various financing mechanisms. Currently, James is the CEO of Creation Energy, a company he founded in 2010 with the mission of promoting the use of renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies. The company is involved in the provision of renewable energy and energy-efficient products and services. James has a bachelor's degree in Economics from Makerere University, where he focused on Environmental and Resource Economics. He has also done various sector-specific courses in energy and climate change. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, James plans to continue promoting renewable energy, and climate change.

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CEO of Creation Energy

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