Clinton Global Initiative Commitment – 1 million served by 2016

At the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative, UpEnergy committed to radical scale up of its activities in Uganda, with the aim to serve 1 million people by 2016. This translates into the sale of 125,000 improved cookstoves to Ugandan households. Importantly, the expansion will save nearly 2 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions, employ some 150 people and avoid the destruction of 65,000 acres of forest. UpEnergy is targeting $1.5 million in grants and debt financing in order to accomplish these goals. Please contact UpEnergy CEO, Erik Wurster (erik (at), for investment opportunity details.

Photo credit: Barbara Kinney/ Clinton Global Initiative Caption: Former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, presenting the CGI Commitment with UpEnergy CEO, Erik Wurster

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