Promethean Power manufactures thermal energy-powered milk chillers that have had a giant impact in India. Small diary farmers, as well as distributors like Hatsun, Heritage groups, Mother Dairy, and Amul India have profited from the ability to chill milk quickly and safely.
Claro Energy has either deployed or is managing about 6,500 solar pumping systems in 15 Indian states, and expects to increase that to as many as 15,000 by March 2018. "Everyone is realizing that solar pumps make sense for both the end-user as well as state governments."
Husk Power Systems' simple and effective technology supplies low-cost electricity to villages in India. One outcome of having access to low-cost electricity has been the setting up of a night school for children. Today, HPS runs in 300 villages, and has saved 9,244,800 liters of kerosene.
The Futurepump SF1 solar pump gets excellent reviews from happy users! Hear what farmers have to say about this low-cost, low-maintenance solar pump.
KickStart International's Dr. Martin Fisher was chosen as one of Stanford University's 2016 Engineering Heroes. He accepted his award on February 7th, and delivered a talk at Stanford University entitled "Engineering a Path Out of Poverty."
In Sub-Saharan Africa, two billion acres of farmland are weather-dependent. Farmers who've adopted solar water pumps and drip irrigation reduce the risk of crop failure and improve productivity and food security. Powering Ag Innovators Futurepump and SunCulture are helping with this transition.