William Brent

Chief Marketing Officer

William is a long-term climate solutions and cleantech evangelist. He is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Husk Power Systems, the leading rural clean energy services company in Africa and Asia and owner of the largest fleet of community solar microgrids.

Husk Power Systems

Husk is one of the world’s leading distributed utilities. Founded in 2008, the company provides reliable power to rural communities and businesses, entirely from renewable energy sources – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – at a price they can afford. It offers customers a flexible “pay-as-you-go” energy service, using a mobile-enabled smart metering system. It provides low-cost energy that matches the growing needs of our customers; for households, community services and productive uses. Its grid-compatible solution can be rolled out quickly and cost-effectively to support national electrification plans.