Yewande Olatunde

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Yewande Olatunde

Technical Sales Manager

Jink Solar

Yewande is a tenacious Project Engineer. She is a self-motivated Energy Specialist who strives to break the glass ceiling of gender inequalities for the female gender as Technical Executives and trail blazers in Technological transformation.Her goal in life is to thrive as an Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Expert globally.She is a graduate of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University where she had her BSc. in Civil Engineering and furthered her education with a Masters’ degree in Renewable Energy from CPEEL, University of Ibadan.   She is a Certified Energy Auditor under the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and a current 2021 Enel Foundation OAP Fellow Yewande OLATUNDE currently doubles as the Technical Sales Representative for C&I Projects and Business Developer for the Northern Region at Starsight Energy Limited and consults as a contractor for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on Energy Efficiency in Industries and Commercial Buildings.  Her zeal for capacity building in STEM motivated her to volunteer as a Mentor for the African Women in Energy Development Initiative (AWEDI) network, she is also a mentee with GWNET.

Starsight Energy is a Leader in providing comprehensive solar hybrid power and energy efficient cooling services in Sub-Saharan at zero cost, with all capital and O&M expenditures provided by Starsight. Her financial strength for long-term dependability is backed by strong equity partners - Helios investment Partners and AIIM.Starsight’s proven track record of execution capabilities over 6 years in Nigeria stands at a growing power generation portfolio: Installed Solar PV – over 41 MW, Battery Storage - 33 MWh, Efficient Cooling – 16,320HP and Carbon reduction savings over 13 MTCO2e.

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