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Jan Cloin

Project Manager

Africa – EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP)

Jan is a renewable energy and rural electrification expert. He holds a Master's degree in Renewable Energy and International Development from the University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands with more than 15 years of experience in Africa, the Pacific Region and Europe. He has specific knowledge on energy policy, PV, wind, biofuels and hydro power, remote monitoring and management models of sustainable rural electrification. Prior to his engagement with the EU Energy Initiative PDF, he worked as a renewable energy engineer at Fundo de Energia (FUNAE) in Mozambique; as renewable energy expert at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC/SPC); the Energy Research Foundation (ECN) in the Netherlands; and at UNDP HQ (Energy & Environment).