John Keane

Global Development Director of SunnyMoney

John Keane is Global Development Director of SunnyMoney, which was sold over 1.75 million solar lights across Africa. John is also author of Pico-solar electric systems – The Earthscan guide to the technology & emerging market.

Previously, he was Managing Director of SunnyMoney and Head of Programmes for SolarAid, the international NGO that set up and owns SunnyMoney. John became acutely aware of the pressing need for affordable, pico-solar energy solutions in off-grid communities from living in the village of Uhomini in rural Tanzania as a volunteer in 2000. He has dedicated his time since leading and developing solar initiatives across east and west Africa.