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UpEnergy is a distributor of high quality, clean technology for under-served communities in the developing world

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 19
  • Website

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    Erik Wurster

    As Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, Erik oversees project implementation, carbon asset development, and investor relations. Prior to joining UpEnergy, Erik co-founded E+Carbon, E+Co’s carbon finance subsidiary. Prior, Erik worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme’s sustainable energy department. Erik holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School and a B.A. in Environmental Science from t

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    Nicole Ballin

    Nicole is a co-founder of UpEnergy and is responsible for day-to-day operations, project implementation and sales strategy. Nicole came to UpEnergy with 5 years experience in the financial sector working in operations and business management roles at UBS and Deutsche Bank. Nicole has spent the past 5 years involved in the social enterprise field. Nicole holds an MBA from the UC Berkeley and a B.A. in International Economics from UCLA

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    Mark Mutaahi
    Uganda Country Director

    As uganda country director, Mark is responsible for overseeing operations of UpEnergy Uganda including business strategy, supplier and partner relationships, and project implementation. Mark was born and raised in Uganda and has recently returned to Kampala after studying and working in Canada for over a decade. He has 5 years experience working in the financial sector with Royal Bank of Canada and Capital One. He holds an MBA from the Universi


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