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 Republished from Rebound Technology.  Colorado-based Rebound Technology was accepted into the Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program supporting startups with funding and connections to strategic partners, to help advance...
Republished from DW.  Link to English Audio Version.Energiespritze für die ländliche Entwicklung Hunger und Armut auf dem Land mit Energie bekämpfen - das ist eine Idee der internationalen Initiative "Powering Agriculture". Denn...
Republished from USAID Frontlines. With $1 million from Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development, a small U.S. clean energy company working in Haiti is expanding its reach beyond household devices to strategies that boost...
Republished from USAID Frontlines.A Colorado nonprofit is taking an innovation it first introduced to Hondurans to the next level thanks to a grant from Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development—and the enthusiasm of...
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. ...