Pay-As-You-Go Solar Lanterns are a Gateway Product

By |May 31st, 2016|africa, cell-phone charging, solar, solar lights, solar powered appliances|

Azuri PayGo Energy – clean-energy.facebook.jpg The initial demand for distributed solar, electricity generated right in the household rather than wired from a grid, is lighting. […]

Frankie Boyer’s Show & the Amazing Mpowerd Solar Lights

By |November 3rd, 2015|solar|

Mpowerd's Luci is an amazing inflatable solar lamp. It was great to be on the Frankie Boyer show [...]

Women’s WorldWide Web Interview: BETSY TEUTSCH EXPLAINS HOW SIMPLE TOOLS CAN EMPOWER WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD

By |September 8th, 2015|Atlantic Things That Work Series, cellphones, female farmers, Girl Effect, goats, guatemala, inequality of opportunity, Kibera, legal status, low tech/high impact, microloans, solar, solar lights, solar powered appliances, sustainable agriculture, Woman Humanitarian Tech Stars|

A woman-to-woman microinsurance transaction.Credit: John Owens 9/8/2015 – W4 had the pleasure of interviewing Betsy Teutsch, author of 100 Under $100, which makes vividly clear some of the challenges faced by the billion-plus most impoverished women in the world. These women suffer a dearth of resources, education and access to health care, and have to deal with discriminatory legal and financial services. […]

Parabolic Solar Reflector Cooking – Clean and Green

By |January 16th, 2015|efficient cooking, low tech/high impact, solar|

Photo: Solar Cooking WIki - P-Solar, MoroccoParabolic solar reflectors are large though portable. A pot or kettle is suspended, or set [...]

Solar Box Cookers: Zero Fuel, Zero Smoke, Zero Carbon

By |January 16th, 2015|efficient cooking, solar|

Solar box cooker from SKGSanghaSolar box stoves are sturdier than the simpler solar reflector cookers. They have enhanced features like [...]

Solar-Powered Water Desalination

By |January 8th, 2015|solar, solar powered appliances, Water|

Italian designer Gabriele Diamanti has been working on his open source Eliodomestico Solar Water Desalinator for quite a few years. [...]