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Republished from AAAS ScienceInsider.When Sorin Grama graduated with a master’s degree in engineering and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007 and started Promethean Power Systems with entrepreneur Sam White, their...
The 4th Military & Commercial Microgrids Summit will take place in Washington, D.C from June 17-19, 2014 and its central theme focuses on (1) the business cases for microgrids in myriad application areas, (2) quantifying the...
Republished from Guardian News and Media Limited.For a growing number of companies, cleantech promises innovations and opportunities at the base of the pyramid After driving taxis in New York City for 10 years, 58-year-old Julio Francois...
Republished from Takepart. Almost half of crops can spoil after harvest, but a Colorado company is developing solar-powered technology to keep them cold.For farmers in Mozambique, every harvest is bittersweet. That’s because up to 40 percent...
Rebound Technology, a 2013 Powering Agriculture Energy Grand Challenge Winner, was awarded a $141.5K  Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I award to develop IcePoint, an energy storage technique utilizing water as the storage...
The United Nations Foundation's Energy Access Practitioner Network, in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center, is hosting a no-cost, webinar-based training on the role of micro-grids in promoting access to energy. Mr. ...
Republished from Road and Track. When you've spent your career working on automotive design and engineering, where do you go from there? If you're engineering startup Motivo, the answer is: anywhere.Located in an otherwise unassuming...
Republished from OnlineAthens A University of Georgia engineer has received $1 million to continue working on a milk cooler designed to help dairy farmers, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, who lack access to refrigeration, according to a...
For Immediate Release Friday, January 31, 2014 U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ethiopia.usembassy.gov Grants total $1.75 million USD from multi-donor Powering Agriculture and Agriculture Fast Track Funds Addis Ababa – U.S. Agency for...
Republished from inhabitat by Diane Pham Happy new year everyone! Though 2013 went by in a flash, we here at Inhabitat are raising our glasses in excitement for what the new year holds. We’ve turned to some of the world's leading...