Solar Lanterns

Off-Grid Solar In Kenya

CleanTechnica has had numerous articles on companies and organizations that are supplying off-grid electricity to consumers in Africa. Since I live in western Kenya where many people I know have these systems, this article is to report on these developments from the Kenyan consumer’s point of view.

Donate A Solar Lantern Customized By You

Originally published on Ecopreneurist. As part of Panasonic’s ongoing 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns project, which aims to distribute solar-powered LED lanterns to off-grid communities, the company has launched a design contest that seeks to bring more awareness to the challenges and issues faced by many people around the world. For those of … [continued]

Schneider Electric Collaborates With Cricketing Giant Sachin Tendulkar To Distribute Solar Lights In Rural India

On his 40th birthday, living legend of the cricketing world and arguably the best ambassador of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar joined hands with Schneider Electric to bring light to the lives of thousands of Indians struggling to access electricity in rural areas. Schneider Electric plans to distribute LED-based lighting systems across 25,000 … [continued]

Bonnaroo Loves Solar; How Many Tesla Model S’sss Have Been Produced?… (Cleantech News Roundup)

  Other than our own stories, here’s some top cleantech and climate change news of the past few days: Clean Power Solar Power Bonnaroo Unveils First Permanent Festival Solar Array First Solar Begins Construction of Campo Verde Solar Project Arizona’s Black Mountain Solar Project Reaches Completion Financing Complete for Largest … [continued]

COP15: Consensus Reached on Setting Up Climate Innovation Centers for Technology Transfer

India’s proposal to set up a network of climate innovation centers across the world for the development of affordable clean energy technologies for the developing and poor countries has gained approval ‘in-principle’ at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. [social_buttons] The issue of technology transfer has been a contentious one with … [continued]