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30/30 Andrew Yakub
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Age: 29
Founder/CEO: Rayton Solar
Caribbean Heritage: Guyana
Location: California
Twitter and Instagram: @RaytonSolar
 

Andrew Yakub is the founder and CEO of Rayton Solar Inc, which has developed a proprietary technology that allows the manufacture of solar panels that are 60% cheaper and 25% more efficient than the market standard. Andrew has been featured as one of the Forbes Top 30 Under 30 in 2016 for Energy. Prior to Rayton Solar, he founded ReGen America Inc, a solar finance company that developed and financed some of the largest commercial solar rooftop projects in Los Angeles. ReGen successfully received over 3 million dollars in government grants and operates over 6MW of commercial rooftop solar. Before entering the solar industry, Andrew was a design engineer at the UCLA Particle Beam Physics Laboratory and an engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on the Mars Science Laboratory exploratory probe. Andrew holds a Bachelors degree in Physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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EVENTS 2019 

This is a calendar of events in the DC Metro Area unless otherwise specified:

JUNE 1       
A Taste of the Caribbean 
Sisters in Arms Empowerment Movement Conference

JUNE 2 
Voice & Verse (Coral Springs)         

JUNE 3-7     
Caribbean American Legislative Week begins (Census 2020: OnlineConference Call) 

JUNE  5-6     
Caribbean American Legislative Forum/Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

JUNE 6-11  
Caribbean Reel - 19th Annual DC Caribbean Film Festival

JUNE  7   
Ignite Caribbean: 30 Under 30 Emerging Leaders Awards  & Forum 

JUNE  8      
World Oceans Day. Become a Caribbean SEA FAN and Celebrate World Oceans Day!

JUNE 15
Salute to Hollywood & Excellence (Los Angeles)

JUNE 18     
Census 2020 Summit 

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