Bob Freling Blog

Bob Freling, Executive Director

Since 1997, Bob has been the Executive Director of SELF, installing over 550 solar energy systems in 16 countries and growing the nonprofit into one of the world’s leading NGOs that designs and implements solar energy solutions for those living without access to electricity. An early advocate of access to energy as being essential to achieving the Millennium Development Goals, he is widely considered an authority on the subject of energy poverty.

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