Abe Cambridge is a serial energy entrepreneur who establishes businesses and projects around the world that use solar energy as a means for bringing about major socio-economic shifts. In 2010 he pioneered utility-scale solar in Britain and in 2012 one of his businesses, The Renewable Energy Co-operative, was nominated ‘International Co-operative of The Year’ in the United Nations Year of Co-operatives. He now lives in South Africa, where in 2014 he launched Sun Exchange, a global solar micro-leasing marketplace that closes the funding gap for commercial- and community-scale solar projects in emerging markets, while streaming monetized sunshine all over the world. Sun Exchange has been named Best Bitcoin & Blockchain Business in Africa two years in a row.
Abe is a thought leader in solar and blockchain, delivers keynote speeches around the world, and is frequently quoted in the media. His academic background is in climate change science and solar energy. He holds an MSc in the Science of Climate Change from the University of East Anglia, UK.