Powering Agriculture Innovator Husk Power Systems' CEO Manoj Sinha grew up studying for his school exams by candlelight. More than 20 years on, his company is helping to power those same villages in India through sustainable energy created from rice husks.
Claro Energy will continue its efforts to provide affordable, reliable energy to communities in India through additional support provided by HCL Samuday's Solar Electrification Program, which aims to set up 14 solar mini-grids across 15 villages in Uttar Pradesh to supply uninterrupted power to 900 underserved rural households in the Hardoi district.
Innovators from the University of Toronto's Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) has won the top prize in a global competition for inventions with social impact.
Following its work with Powering Agriculture, Eco Consult is leading technical support training for a Dutch governmnet-funded greenhouse project in Jordan.
Promethean Power work continues as they bring energy efficient dairy chilling to farmers in India - attracting investors who see the promise in sustainable agricultural technology.
Microsoft makes $100 million investment in Kenya and Nigeria development centers, names SunCulture as one of 3 innovation partners.
Promethean continues to grow their milk chilling business in India. Using thermal batteries, the tank-based system eliminates the costs associated with using diesel generators, along with GHG emissions.
Innovator Claro Energy is leading India's transition to sustainable energy, and has been recognized as one of the country's top 15 solar startups.
Motivo's most recent work in agricultural engineering is focused on testing the Greenheart - an automated system that transplants vegetable seedlings.