Frank Spencer is a well-known renewable energy personality in the Southern African renewable energy space. He is currently the Regional Director for Southern Africa at Cainmani, a green-fields utility-scale renewables project development company. He has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering as well as a philosophy degree in Sustainable Development. He is passionate about addressing the multi-faceted challenges of climate change, rural electrification and poverty in Africa. He built his first solar project while still at school and his first grid-tied solar project in 2002. Since then, he has been active across all aspects of renewables projects, from manufacturing, to project EPC, to finance and business development, across multiple technology domains, including solar, wind and storage.