Powering Agriculture October 2015 Newsletter

Published: Sep. 30, 2015

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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.

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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.

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In this Issue: the Powering Agriculture Policy Round Table. Bulk Procurement Incentives. Stories from the field: Ariya Finergy, Futurepump, and SunCulture. Powering Agriculture at the 2019 Social Capital Markets Conference.

Apr. 2, 2019

Powering Agriculture Founding Partner GIZ, in coordination with FAO, announces the launch of a quarterly Solar Pumping & Irrigation newsletter, featuring news, research, and event updates from the field of solar pumping and irrigation.

Mar. 5, 2019

In this Issue: 2018 Powering Agriculture annual report published. Innovators in Action: University of Toronto and KickStart. Energy Efficiency in Kenya’s Tea Sector. Powering Agriculture YouTube Channel.

Sep. 24, 2018

In this Issue: Powering Ag forms Investment Alliance. Innovators in Action: iDE Bangladesh & Village Infrastructure Angels. New Resources: Solar-Powered Irrigation Overview & Toolbox | Funding Guide for Innovators | Investa documents on Investment in Sustainable Energy Tech in the Agrifood sector.