Administrator Samantha Power Meeting with Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet Founder and CEO Simon Harford and Rockefeller Foundation CEO Raj Shah

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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The below is attributable to USAID Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:

Yesterday, Administrator Samantha Power met with Simon Harford, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) as well as Raj Shah, CEO of The Rockefeller Foundation, GEAPP founder and former USAID Administrator. They discussed the shared ambitions of USAID and GEAPP including expanding electricity access, averting catastrophic climate change, and building programs so that the benefits of the global transition to renewable energy are widely shared. Among the topics discussed were collaboration opportunities under the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) in South Africa as well as health facility electrification.

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