Ramchandra Bhandari, Professor for Renewable Energy Systems at TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, presents the contents and structure of the Powering Agriculture Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
During the dry season, there is no more rain. Farmers have nothing or very little to eat and many end up starving. But for millions of families, the solution is right under their feet. Join KickStart's effort to Irrigate Africa and transform lives.
SunCulture Founders Samir Ibrahim and Charlie Nichols interviewed by Hub Culture at COP21 World Climate Summit in Paris.
The Economist—Meet the men and women bringing solar power to the people—and fighting to transform our global energy supply—including Powering Agriculture Innovator, EarthSpark International.
We are happy to announce that Powering Agriculture is launching a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in cooperation with TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences. The 8-week course, which will run from Feb. 1 – Mar. 27, 2016, introduces challenges and solutions for sustainable energy use in the agriculture and food industry.
The vision of the Ethiopian company, African Bamboo, is to produce and deliver innovative and environmentally sustainable, high-quality wooden floorboards of bamboo for national and global export while achieving positive social, environmental and economic benefits.
Aqwalina Merengue is a struggling farmer and single mother in Arusha, Tanzania, and she refuses to give up. See what she was able to do in just one year after bringing KickStart International’s MoneyMaker pump to her farm.
Understanding that 80 percent of the poor in sub-Saharan Africa are smallholder farmers, KickStart designs cost-effective, sustainable tools enabling farmers to lift themselves out of poverty. Partnering with USAID, Kickstart is testing financing solutions to bring these tools to even more farmers.
Video montage of installation and operation of a pilot solar PV irrigation system in Senegal. This project is unique in Senegal for its pre-payment system, sharing of resources and lack of battery storage.
Time Lapse video shot with GoPro of a recent 4.8kW single axis Solar Tracker installation in Potou, Senegal by The Earth Institute’s Sustainable Engineering Lab, Columbia University for the Smart Solar Irrigation Project.
Motivo is developing a “Swiss-Army Knife” system—the Hybrid Agriculture/Road Vehicles with Electricity Storage and Transformation (HARVEST)—that solves a wide range of agricultural mechanization and power-related problems.
India’s unreliable energy grid means most people have to boil milk before they drink it, and village dairy farmers are left with product they cannot sell. Promethean Power’s thermal battery technology is addressing that problem.