Winrock is seeking a professional to lead the technology and fuels component of an anticipated USAID-funded project in Zambia to scale up clean cooking technologies and fuels, while reducing charcoal production and use.
The Lead for Energy Technologies and Fuels will oversee a range of activities to support local and international private companies to introduce and/or scale up low emission energy technologies and fuels for cooking, and will supervise a team of technical advisors supporting private companies to meet their clean cooking technology/fuel sales targets. The Lead for Energy Technologies and Fuels will seek to promote the clean cooking sector by increasing the visibility of Zambia’s clean cooking efforts through events and international platforms.
This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.
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About Winrock International
Winrock International is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social, agricultural and environmental issues. Inspired by its namesake, Winthrop Rockefeller, Winrock combines scientific and technical expertise with entrepreneurial innovation to deliver market-based solutions that improve lives around the world. Winrock’s mission is to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources across the globe.
The Clean Energy, Environment and Water group (CEEW) works with communities, private companies, governments, and NGOs around the world to increase the sustainability of natural resource use. Through improving access to clean energy, supporting science-based, integrated land use management and planning, and inclusion of public and private sector actors to develop and finance innovative solutions to development challenges, the CEEW group is a recognized world leader in finding economically sustainable solutions that ensure security of food, water and energy supplies, increasing the resilience of communities to environmental, economic and social shocks while also reducing air and water pollution. CEEW is also an innovator and leader in scientific accounting of ecosystem services and associated market linkages, with staff that serve as globally recognized experts and its affiliated nonprofit enterprise the American Carbon Registry.
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