Energy Catalyst supporting SEforAll Forum: 17 – 19 May

Energy Catalyst is an official supporter of the upcoming SEforAll Forum in Kigali, Rwanda from 17-19 May.

On Day 2 Alice Goodbrook, Energy Catalyst lead at Innovate UK, will be opening the plenary session alongside Simon Harford from the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP).

In the afternoon, Energy Catalyst representatives will feature in a partner session: ‘Scaling innovation for SDG7: Collaborate to succeed’. This session will provide information about Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst programme, including how to access it, and its eligibility criteria. This will be followed by a panel discussion of industry specialists, including innovators supported by Energy Catalyst, who will share their insights in the field, and speak to the power of collaboration of public-private funding and partnerships to scale innovative projects.

Speaker line up:

  • Alice Goodbrook, Energy Catalyst lead at Innovate UK
  • Wanji Ng’ang’ga – Regional Manager East Africa at Shell Foundation
  • Iain Meager, Senior Manager low carbon innovation, the Carbon Trust
  • Gavriel Landau, Founder and CEO Charm Impact
  • Mel Basaeri, Project Manager, Aceleron
  • Vijay Bhopal, CEO, Inclusive Energy

The SEforAll Forum is an effort to accelerate progress towards the delivery of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) to end energy poverty and advance a just energy transition in every corner of the world.

Join Sustainable Energy for All, the Government of Rwanda and global SDG7 partners from 17-19 May as they mobilise resources, connect partners and showcase actions and commitments to achieve universal energy access by 2030 and a just and equitable energy transition.

The full event programme can be found on the SEforAll website:

Those attending the event in Kigali can visit the Energy Catalyst stands on site. There is also still time to register for free online and tune in remotely to livestreamed events.

Register for the virtual event: