By: Michael Bruckler, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
St. Mary’s City, MD- Michael Cain, professor of political science, has been working USAID’s Power Africa program in Uganda. Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID.
Cain is a senior adviser to the Uganda project, working on activities to improve on-grid and off-grid electrification efforts including building the capacity of solar associations; providing technical direction for on-grid tasks with distribution companies; assisting the Power Africa grant evaluations to small energy companies.
This spring, he teaches a related class on energy and international development.