We are excited to announce that Jigar Shah will be a keynote speaker at our 2019 Getting to Zero Forum in Oakland this fall. Jigar is President and Co-Founder of Generate Capital, an investment and operating platform that builds, owns, operates, and finances infrastructure assets involving the world’s critical resources: energy, water, agriculture and basic materials. Generate’s team has decades of collective experience financing billions of dollars of sustainable infrastructure. Every week you can catch him on Greentech Media’s “Energy Gang” podcast.
Jigar Shah is best known as the Founder of SunEdison, where he pioneered “no money down solar” and unlocked a multi-billion-dollar solar market, creating the largest solar services company worldwide. In 2009, Jigar joined Richard Branson to be the first CEO of the Carbon War Room, a global non-profit commitment to supporting global entrepreneurs scale their climate solutions. Based on that experience, he authored Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy.
Jigar Shah is an Executive with broad experience in all aspects of the renewable electricity, resource efficiency, and climate solutions. Jigar Shah is focused on deployment barriers of well tested solutions in distributed energy, food, water, and transportation. Business model innovation will have an outsized impact on bringing about the next productivity revolution – resource efficiency. Committed to helping entrepreneurs and large companies alike implement resource efficiency solutions using “no money down” project finance models. Interested in helping entrepreneurs with commodity tech get the project finance to increase their sales to the next level.