Powering Agriculture October 2015 Newsletter

Published: Sep. 30, 2015

About Powering Agriculture

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.

Stories from the Field: 2013 Innovators in Action

Jul. 21, 2015

Promethean Power brings a thermal battery system to small dairy farmers in India and Bangladesh. This week, a large milk refrigerator will arrive in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Since Bangladesh produces four million tons of milk per year, that’s hardly remarkable; but this is a special kind of refrigerator.

Global News at the Nexus of Energy and Agriculture

Apply for a 2016 Ashden Award

Ashden is seeking to recognize international sustainable energy trailblazers with prize money of up to £30,000. Applications are due by Tuesday, November 3. Apply now.

Food, Water and Energy Megatrends Webinar

If you missed the Security and Sustainability Forum’s webinar, the recording is now available online. The webinar features Alan Hecht of EPA, Robert Engelman of the Worldwatch Institute, Steve Cohen from Columbia University’s Earth Institute, and Peter Saundry from the National Council for Science and the Environment.

Related News & Events: 
Jan. 24, 2017

Powering Ag's Annual Report. Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund announced. VIA finalist for Fire Awards. Samir Ibrahim on Forbes 30 under 30 list. Futurepump and SunCulture on Ashden Awards long list. Promethean Power in The Better India. Motivo began field testing. Futurepump in FarmBiz Africa.

Oct. 24, 2016

Powering Agriculture ‘Graduates’ First Innovators: Earth Institute at Columbia University, Rebound Technologies; Midterm Evaluations Published; Stories from the Field: ICU, UVG, SunCulture; Promethean Power Systems and Futurepump Reach Production Milestones; Innovators In the News; Upcoming Events.

Jul. 25, 2016

Features: Agriculture Innovation Investment Summit and the PAEGC Partner’s Meeting; Stories From the Field: Promethean in India, iDE in Nepal and Honduras, and UGARF in Uganda; Congratulations: SunCulture and SimGas; Innovator Webinars: VIA and Promethean; and Upcoming Events.

Apr. 18, 2016

Sustainable Energy MOOC a Success! Innovators in Action: African Bamboo, SunDanzer, Earth Institute at Columbia University, Rebound Technologies, Camco. Latest Innovator and Partner Videos! BMZ and GIZ Establish a Powering Agriculture Hub in Kenya. Upcoming Events.