During the January 2018 Powering Agriculture Xcelerator Workshop and Innovator Showcase, 21 Innovator team members from 15 countries each created and presented Innovator booths that highlighted and promoted their clean energy solutions.
During the 2018 Powering Agriculture Innovator Showcase, a panel discussed the importance of the clean energy/agriculture nexus, and the ways new innovation funded through Powering Ag can help meet the needs of smallholder farmers, and make progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.
During the 2018 Powering Agriculture Xcelerator Workshop and Innovator Showcase, a panel made up of specialists from the energy, agriculture, and investment sectors, plus Powering Agriculture's Founding Partner representatives from GIZ, Sida, and USAID discussed the clean energy/agriculture nexus.
Take a look at how access to electricity is transforming education in Les Anglais, Haiti. EarthSpark's important work is giving kids a chance at a more secure future.
EarthSpark International has a chat with a carpenter and a retailer in Les Anglais, Haiti, and asks them how electrification has transformed their businesses. Not only are they thriving, they're both making plans for expansion!
This is the first of EarthSpark International's visual stories from Les Anglais, Haiti, where, despite the destruction from Hurricane Matthew in 2016, they're hard at work repairing and expanding their microgrid.
Futurepump's SF1 solar irrigation pump gets high marks from users in Taita Taveta County, Kenya.
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."
In Sub-Saharan Africa, two billion acres of farmland are weather-dependent. Farmers who've adopted solar water pumps and drip irrigation reduce the risk of crop failure and improve productivity and food security. Powering Ag Innovators Futurepump and SunCulture are helping with this transition.