FACET POWER Co-Founder & President Amy McCrae Kessler, Esq. & Chief Innovation Officer, Chad Goodwin participated in the inaugural Central Africa Think Tank Forum hosted by Nkafu Policy Institute and Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Keynote speaker, Facet Power Senior Advisor, former Managing Director of Eneo Cameroon S.A., MD of SLB West & Central Africa, founder of Makoe Ventures, & community leader, Joel Nana Kontchou, set the tone for a groundbreaking discussion among Central African leaders by sharing powerful insights on the role of culture and context in thought leadership, policy, business, think tanks, institutions & capacity building in catalyzing Africa’s economic transformation through social entrepreneurship, science & technology, innovation, public health and progressive policies that create economic opportunities for all.
FACET POWER and CAC-H2 Pte Ltd, a leading global integrated climate tech, finance, and project delivery company specializing in bioenergy innovation and decarbonization solutions, have signed a strategic Collaboration Agreement aimed at accelerating the deployment of innovative green energy, biochar, and nanocarbon projects in Africa.
FACET Power, renowned for its pioneering Complete Climate Solutions Energy EcoSystemsTM and CAC-H2, a driving force in the global energy transition, have joined hands to accelerate their shared carbon negative mission and set new performance standards for climate solutions.
The companies will cooperate on design, development, and delivery of FACET Power’s Complete Climate Solutions Energy EcoSystemsTM project portfolios in Namibia, South Africa, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi and continued roll out across the continent.
The partnership is poised to drive the global development of carbon negative bioenergy & zero emissions fuels projects including: carbon negative base load renewable electricity, green bio-hydrogen, green bio-methanol, and green bio-ammonia. For More
FACET POWER & KALULU RESOURCES, a Namibian Ethical Biomass Company, have partnered to help sustainably solve the encroachment bush and alien invasive plant species national emergencies in Namibia & South Africa. The first phase of collaboration will see eight (8) Complete Climate Solution Energy Ecosystems recycling 100,000 tons per year of encroachment bush waste to produce carbon negative baseload renewable electricity, bio-hydrogen, green methanol, biochar, biochar carbon dioxide removal, and ecosystem restoration.
Community benefit programs including regenerative agriculture training, community carbon credit creation, micro grids for beneficial uses, among others, will be developed in parallel. Each plant will advance 12 of the U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
" A Memorandum of Understanding with US-Based Facet Power to access Biochar from the forest landscapes to support FLR in the north of the country."
The Memorandum, formalized March 2023, provides for FACET POWER to develop carbon negative bioenergy, biochar, carbon removal & community benefit facilities to supply WWF Cameroon's AFR 100 Landscape Restoration activities in Cameroon with customized biochar & regenerative agriculture and restoration programs.
FACET President Amy McCrae Kessler, Esq. and Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, R. Yofi Grant, met at the U.S.National Black Chamber of Commerces's African Diaspora Business Forum, part of the U.S. Africa Leader's Summit and an initiative of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Agency's Global Diversity Export Initiative on Dec. 14th.
FACET POWER Co-Founder Amy McCrae Kessler, Esq, President, met with Chinelo Anohu, Head and Senior Director of African Development Bank's Africa Investment Forum, at the Africa Futures Symposium hosted by the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania on April 27, 2023.
The Africa Investment Forum's ("AIF") innovative approach brings the private sector, governments and development partners together to prepare and fund project deals at the speed of business and create impactful results. FACET POWER looks forward to working with the AIF to speed our mission of Powering African Climate Prosperity.
FACET POWER Senior Strategic Advisor Joel Nana Kontchou and World Wildlife Fund Cameroon Fields Program Coordinator, Dr. Peter Mbile Ngembeni, meet in Doula in December 2022 to plan Joint Implementation of the WWF-FACET POWER Forest Landscape Restoration MOU.
Alphonse Ngniado Wouala, WWF Cameroon Forest Coordinator, meets with forest products companies in the East of Cameroon to discuss the environmental, economic, community, and forest health benefits of recycling sustainable certified forest wastes in FACET POWER facilities.
A major concern to forest products companies and climate, biodiversity & just transition stakeholders alike is alleviation of the deforestation pressures caused by the practice of shifting agriculture. FACET designs biochar applications to create thriving climate resilient small holder regenerative agriculture programs outside the forest, restoring economic security, food security, and community relations.