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Changing Light To Change Lives

Anna Sidana | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Anna Sidana

Light: I think it's as fundamental as food, water and shelter. And it's so easy to spread.

We Are All Malala

Carl Pope | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

What is the best technology to supply remote Pakistani villages and urban slums with roof-top power? How can India use solar water pumping to slash its waste of water and power and liberate crop yields?

Bright Idea! Water + Bleach = Light For 1 Million Poor People

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact

Using just three simple ingredients found in nearly every kitchen, Alfredo Moser will soon be able to bring light to 1 million poor homes. The inno...

An Enlightening Business Opportunity

Anya Cherneff | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Anya Cherneff

Did you know just how many people around the world live in the dark, with no access to the electric power grid? How about that another 1 billion people suffer from power cuts that last up to 18-hours per day in countries like Nepal?

One Step That Can Solve A Critical Health Problem In Africa

Richard Turner | Posted 06.09.2012 | Impact
Richard Turner

At the end of February I attended the Regional Finals of the Hult Global Case Challenge in Boston as a judge for the nonprofit SolarAid. It was an ext...

Rural Women Turn Solar Energy Entrepreneurs in Indian Village

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Betwa Sharma

The Jal Sakra village in India has never gotten electricity. Now, it has become the launching pad for a new scheme to boost women's earnings through solar power.