Three sustainable energy trail blazers working in East Africa—Futurepump, Haileybury Youth Trust and Mobisol—have all won a 2017 Ashden Award, the world’s leading green energy awards.
The area most ripe for immediate collaboration is solar irrigation, which is already scaling rapidly in India. Husk Power Systems, Futurepump and Claro Energy are building commercial bridges between the two regions.
Congratulations to Futurepump! They're the proud winner of the 2017 Ashden International Award for Energy and Water. This prestigious award recognizes Futurepump as a leader in the field of solar irrigation for remote, off-grid smallholder farms.
Motivo's HARVEST—Hybrid Agriculture/Road Vehicles with Electricity Storage and Transformation—is a multi-purpose platform that provides power for plowing, well-drilling, cold storage, and transportation, all while decreasing operating expenses by more than 60% when compared to a diesel tractor.
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."