Wangari Muchiri is a Renewable Energy Engineer and Energy Planning expert, based in Kenya. She is currently the Director for Africa WindPower, GWEC's new initative to increase the development and deployment of wind power in Africa. About Africa WindPower Africa WindPower was created to address a clear need for a regional body to offer a platform for dialogue between Africa’s wind industry, with a focus on developers and government stakeholders, with the ultimate goal of scaling up and accelerating wind project development and deployment. Africa WindPower’s mission is to create a bridge between government stakeholders including energy ministries, national utilities and regulators, project developers, other companies in the wind sector, along with the financial community to drive the uptake of wind energy across Africa as a key source of clean, affordable energy generation, economic growth and solution to climate change. Africa WindPower was founded by the Global Wind Energy Council, supported by GET.invest, a European programme which aims to mobilise investment in decentralised renewable energy, supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands and Austria.