Engineering for Change

Interest: Energy

When the sun goes down, the day ends. No work after dark, no studying. That’s the reality for one quarter of the world’s population that lives without electricity. Inventive design and the falling cost of solar power is lighting up homes that the traditional energy grid has left dark. Power solutions that can scale are filling in the grid gaps with solar, hydro, wind and biogas. With alternative energy solutions, the world is lighting up.

Interest: Energy

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Pallavi Bharadwaj

India’s Universal Power Supply May Be Only a Subsidy Policy Away

May 13, 2019

India has almost achieved the historic goal of connecting every household to the electricity grid. The next challenge is...

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Rob Goodier

Designed: This Air Conditioner for Homes and Offices Uses No Electricity

April 30, 2019

Evaporative coolers have been known to purveyors of low-cost, sustainable technologies for years. Without the need for electricity, these...

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Rob Goodier

Inevitable Change: How Husk Power Embraced Adaptability

April 25, 2019

After three years of publishing in-depth case studies and essays on global development technology and social ventures, Demand: ASME...

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Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Manoj Sinha, CEO of Husk Power Systems

2018 was a transformative year for Husk Power Systems, the decentralized energy supplier in rural India and Tanzania. At...

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Rob Goodier

E4C’s Research Fellowship Is a Stepping Stone in a Mechanical Engineer’s Early Career

April 19, 2019

Megan Richardson is mechanical engineer early in her career who maneuvered into the global development technology field from the...

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Rob Goodier

iShow India 2019 Awards Silk, Stoves and Stethoscopes

April 10, 2019

A stove for the Himalayas, a solar-powered silk reeler and an upgraded stethoscope won iShow India 2019.  Designers of...

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Jeff Seay

Emerging Economies Convert Plastic Waste into Fuel

April 3, 2019

Communities in emerging economies can convert their waste plastic into a fuel oil that can be used as a...

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Sean Furey

Powering Up Myanmar’s Self-Made Micro-Hydropower Entrepreneurs

U Sai Htun Hla is an engineer and businessman. He breaks into a grin and sweeps his hand expansively...

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Jatin Nathwani

Webcast: The Transition to Clean Energy Is a Technological Problem with Political Solutions

March 26, 2019

Climate change is a problem with technological solutions, but new policy may be required to raise capital to build...

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The Conversation

Why Jamaica is Winning the Green Tech Game

March 18, 2019

After hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017, devastating dozens of islands – including billionaire Richard...

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