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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...
Republished from Txchnologist by Michael Keller Getting milk from cow to customer is a fairly straightforward proposition: milk the cows, collect the milk from a bunch of different animals, transport it to a processor to get it ready to...
Republished from BiztechAfrica USAID has announced that the Sustainable Engineering Lab has been awarded a two-year, $1.1M innovation grant to establish three smart solar irrigation pilot projects in the Millennium Village of Potou, a rural area in...
Republished from National Geographic by Josie Garthwaite EarthSpark, the project’s leader, won a Powering Agriculture grant for clean energy development. On Haiti’s southern peninsula, the town of Les Anglais rises alongside a snaking...
Republished from Ventureburn In an effort to encourage innovative and environmentally friendly solutions in emerging markets, USAID (United States Agency for International Development) today announced the 12 winning organizations that will...