Ms. Kavia was joined by Moderator Mr. Mudassar Imran, Senior Energy Economist of The World Bank Group; Ayanda Nakedi, General Manager of Eskom; and Mike Haney, Global Operations Director of Wise Power Systems.
Topics of discussion were:
• Renewable Energy as the gateway for sustainable power supply in Africa
• Recommendations to expedite Renewable Energy adoption in Africa
• Renewable Energy options that will best fit Africa
• How African governments can learn from Europe, North America and China in
financing and project conceptualization for Renewable Energy development.
Ms. Kavia was born in Nairobi, Kenya and was educated in the UK. With her husband, Mr. Mukund Kavia, the couple started CAI in Corona, California in 1989. CAI started as an environmental consulting company specializing in air pollution control equipment, then evolved into manufacturing. CAI is also an Engineering, Procurement and Construction firm (EPC) specializing in Modular Power Plants, Distributed Generation, and Skid-mounted Process Systems.
Earlier this year, CAI was awarded the Presidential “E” Award for Excellence in exports, presented by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.
Currently, CAI is in the commissioning phase of an 80 MW Power Plant in Benin, West Africa. This is a complete “green field” project and employs local citizens, providing quality life changes and a boost in the local economy.
For more information visit CAI website: www.cai3.com
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Started in 1989, CAI is known for excellence in quality, ethics and on-time delivery.
Winner of over 10 awards on the Federal and Local level including the 2011 Presidential "E" Award presented by the Dept. of Commerce for Excellence in Exports.