Midwest Renewable Energy Association Announces Energy Fair Speaker

Sandrine Mubenga, keynote speaker at the 27th annual Energy Fair, is a Professional Engineer (PE), Master Electrical Engineer (MSEE), CEO of SMIN Power Group, and if that isn’t enough, she developed a fuel cell system for an electric vehicle and a solar-powered hydrogen generating station. Through SMIN Power Group she implements renewable energy solutions in Africa, particularly solar. Hear Sandrine’s inspiring story and how she is making access to electricity a reality for people with renewable energy power at her keynote, June 18 at 6 pm.

Sandrine Mubenga

Sandrine Mubenga

“Sandrine’s story and contributions to the advancements of renewable energy is beyond inspiring. She’s got the heart, brains and determination to make renewable energy solutions a reality,” said Kaitlyn Kohl, communications coordinator, MREA.

Mubenga founded the SMIN Power Group in 2011, which specializes in providing affordable electricity to communities using renewable energy. In an effort to aid the energy crisis in her home of Africa, in 2013 SMIN Power Group expanded its presence in Africa with an office located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshas/Gombe. Additionally, Mubenga works as the electrical engineering manager at the University of Toledo where she manages the Building Automation Team, assisting in the management of the yearly $15 million utility budget.

The Energy Fair is powered by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). The Energy Fair will take place in Custer, Wis., June 17-19. To learn more, call 715.592.6595 or visit or

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