Program Updates

Sep. 30, 2015

VentureWell, with Investors' Circle, has been chosen to provide biz-tech development services, investment, and market partnership facilitation to PAEGC Innovators to speed the development of investment-ready companies with clean tech innovations for the Powering Agriculture Xcelerator (PAX) Program.

Sep. 30, 2015

The 2015 Ag Innovation Showcase was held in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sep. 14–16. The PAEGC Innovators were represented by Mr. Brian Jensen of SunDanzer and Dr. Vijay Modi of the Earth Institute at Columbia University who each gave presentations on their innovations.

Sep. 25, 2015

Promethean celebrates the shipment of their 100th milk chiller, coupled with their innovative thermal battery technology, to India’s largest private dairy, Hatsun Agro. Hatsun Agro is now able to run their chillers without the need of diesel generators for the first time in their history.

Jul. 22, 2015

Finalists Announced for Second Global Innovation Call! Delivering Electricity to Rural Haiti. Rebound Technologies in Mozambique. U.S. Promotes Hydroponics in Jordan with ECO Consult. Promethean Power featured in GreenTech Media. Global News at the Nexus of Energy and Agriculture.

Jul. 22, 2015

The Founding Partners of The Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) have announced the 21 Finalists chosen to advance to the next stage in the second global innovation call, that is Stage 3: Innovator Evaluation Board (IEB) interviews.

Jun. 23, 2015

The Founding Partners of the Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development are pleased to announce that 21 Finalists have been selected to advance to the Stage 3: Innovator Evaluation Board (IEB) interviews.

Apr. 28, 2015

Innovators Responded to 2nd Global Innovation Call in Record Numbers! SunDanzer Does Pilot at Egerton Univesity. Ready, set, lights: VIP Plants. Promethean featured on Gizmodo. Motivo featured in Daily Breeze. Global News at the Nexus of Energy and Agriculture.

Apr. 28, 2015

For its 2nd Global Innovation Call, The Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) sought innovative solutions to support the development and commercialization of clean energy systems for farmers & agribusinesses in developing countries.

Apr. 28, 2015

SunDanzer is running field testing of their small-scale, clean energy portable cooling system at Egerton University in Kenya in order to collect technical data and refine the product for local conditions.

Apr. 28, 2015

In rural areas of Benin and Tanzania, access to modern energy services is extremely limited. Village Industrial Power (VIP) Plants are mini-grid systems powered through the combustion of biomass waste produced at local agricultural processing facilities.

Apr. 28, 2015

Promethean Power’s episode of In The Making was featured in this Gizmodo article with their new thermal battery technology, which allows milk to be chilled to maintain its quality without electricity.

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