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  1. Millions of people around the world live with limited access to water. In many communities, ground water is extracted through electric water pumps, which use diesel to fuel their systems. However, these systems not only require costly, regular servicing and the purchasing of fuel, they emit...
  2. Abstract, Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2013 Increasing population and high cost of fuels have created opportunities for using alternate energies for post-harvest processing of foods. Solar food processing is an emerging technology that provides good quality foods at low or no...
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  4. Azuri has used mobile technology to turn a development challenge into a business challenge through its Azuri solar home systems, which allow users to pay for solar power on a pay-as-you-gobasis, just like they dofor their phones and kerosene. This provides clean, safe renewable power to families...
  5. Solar C³ities is an international platform with the intention of providing an open-source virtual Hackspace for "Biogas Innoventors and Practitioners" and training for all those researching, developing and deploying sustainable solutions for flourishing societies. Politically we define ourselves...
  6. Abstract, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017 The deficit in electricity and high diesel costs affects the pumping requirements of community water supplies and irrigation; so using solar energy for water pumping is a promising alternative to conventional electricity and diesel based...
  7. The new SODIS manual presents an overview of the SODIS method based on 20 years of research and practice. It is structured into three parts: SODIS at a glance:The first part presents the basic facts about solar disinfection and the SODIS method, gives information about the history of the SODIS...
  8. Over 2 billion people around the world live off the reliableelectric grid. Our tireless last mile distribution partnersand village sales agents help get our low cost Sun King solardevices to off-grid families in need so they can live safer,brighter and more productive lives.
  9. Abstract, Development Engineering, 2018 Successful scale-up of any development project requires a deep understanding of the real-world economics of the intervention, and compelling evidence that such an investment would be worthwhile. This cost-benefit estimate is typically assessed in two ways:...
  10. Even though solar water pumping is ready for mainstreaming and has started to take off in some parts of the world, its benefits remain largely unknown to communities, governments, and development institutions. To address this knowledge gap, the World Bank has developedan accessible and...
  11. 1996-01-01 As population increases and forests dwindle, the development of soalr cookers becomes a very important pursuit. This dissertation explores in scientific detail the relationship between design variables and performance of solar cooker designs. 144 pages, illustrations, photos
  12. 40 pages, illustrated
  13. Included in this book are directions to build simple solar ovens and recipes to use.
  14. SODIS (short for Solar Water Disinfection) started as an initiative of Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Sciences and Technology. Eawag supports the improvement and spread of the SODIS method through research in microbiology, health, educational strategies and PET bottles. An...
  15. EXTENDS SHELF LIFE OF PERISHABLE FOOD FROM 2 DAYS TO 21 Our innovation, ColdHubs, is a “plug and play” modular, solar-powered walk-in cold room, for 24/7 off-grid storage and preservation of perishable foods. It adequately addresses the problem of post- harvest losses in fruits, vegetables and...
  16. Solar roots is an American non-profit NGO offering renewable energy hardware, training, and expertise to people in several countries. Myanmar, Madagascar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Tanzania, Haiti