Connie Stacey Wants to End Energy Poverty



Alberta-based Connie Stacey wants to end energy poverty with her Grengine, a solar-powered generator that can stack to power even a village.



Connie’s idea and prototype wins a US Defence Innovation but her challenge has only started. Making sure she has the cash to finance her ambitions, tackling global markets while keeping control of her business, and her higher purpose to provide affordable electricity to one-seventh of the world who endanger their and our planet's life every day by heating and cooking with animal waste.


To help her get to where she deserves to go, she gets timely insights, ideas and inspiration from Mairead Lavery, the CEO of Export Development Canada, Dan Sorotschynski, an expert on marketing Canadian brands globally, and Sid Paquette, who heads up RBC’s Innovation and Technology Practice.


A must-listen for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, students, or anyone who wants to turn dreams into reality.