Futurepump Wins the Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy and Water

Published Jun. 12, 2017

By Ellie Mika for Ashden

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Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.

2017 Ashden Award Winners Announced

This year’s winners are truly revolutionizing the sustainable energy world. From a free city-wide public bicycle scheme in China helping combat air pollution, to the large-scale restoration of hydro power plants in East Tajikistan, to innovative smart energy hardware and software solutions in the UK and India, this year’s winners are all leaders when it comes to excellence in sustainable energy.

Read about Futurepump and all the other winners at Ashden.

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"Futurepump’s solar-powered irrigation technology is helping farmers irrigate more land and leapfrog to year-round sustainable crop growing which is simultaneously increasing their productivity and income as well as allowing them to move away from polluting fuels." — Ashden Award Judges