Full name:Verastegui Gubler, Angel

Biography

Mr. Angel Verastegui Gubler is the principal advisor of the global energy-access programme Energising Development (EnDev) in Peru of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), where he works since 2010. His main tasks are related to the sustainable application of renewable energy in rural areas for lighting, heating and cooking matters. He holds a Master of Science in economics and a Bachelor in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He has researched and published several articles on how energy access can be approached from a market base. He is an international speaker and university lecturer in Peru on these topics.

 

 “Energising Development” (EnDev) is an energy access partnership currently financed by six donor countries: the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Sweden. Since 2005, The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) cooperates closely with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) on the global programme implementation. EnDev promotes sustainable access to modern energy services that meet the needs of the poor - long lasting, affordable, and appreciated by users. As of December 2016, EnDev works in 24 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and has facilitated access to energy to more than 15 million persons worldwide. In Peru EnDev is active since 2007 and has contributed to the energy access of approximately 1.5 million people.