May 22-23, 2017

Claro Energy's Kartik Wahi offered an electricity access expert’s perspective, and provided lessons from the ground in India by speaking on a panel titled "Project Implementation: What is the reality on the ground? Gap between assumptions and reality" at the LVDC Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.

4th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

Andrew Varrow of Development Ventures—a University of Georgia Research Foundation project partner—discussed how microgrids can help eliminate energy poverty in the developing world, and outlined strategies for encouraging private-sector investment in community-level microgrids. 

Mar. 25-26, 2017

Sam White of Promethean Power spoke on a panel—Business Models for Sustainability—at Harvard University's Social Enterprise Conference. Students, academics, and professionals gathered to address social enterprise's big questions and central tensions with a theme of “What’s the Bottom Line?” 

Mar. 24, 2017

Powering Agriculture’s Dr. Augusta Abrahamse ran a panel at the VentureWell Open called “Lessons Learned by Early-stage Clean Tech Innovators in Developing Countries". The conference was held Mar. 23–25, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

February 21-22, 2017

This informative workshop highlighted the latest innovations in renewable, on- and off-grid cold chain storage solutions. Topics included innovations in point of production cold chain technology and strategies for dissemination and financing of solar cold chain solutions for East Africa.

Sida–USAID Gender Workshop
Oct. 28, 2016

Sida hosted a closed bilateral partner meeting in Stockholm, Sweden to discuss efforts, successes and lessons learned in expanding gender integration support to Powering Agriculture and Securing Water for Food grand challenge innovators.

Workshop on Increasing Efficiency in Industries in the Agricultural Value Chain
Oct. 26, 2016

The German Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya hosted a workshop about energy efficiency’s role in food value chains and reducing post-harvest losses. The German Delegation of Industry & Commerce led the event, with help from GIZ & Powering Agriculture.

ICU Roadshow in Jordan & Lebanon
Oct. 9 & 11, 2016

The Institute for University Cooperation (ICU) hosted two road shows highlighting their PV-Integrated Irrigation Systems in Jordan & Lebanon. The first was in Shobak – Al Ash’ari Municipality; the second was in Mafra - Center for Agricultural Research and Extension.