IEEE Awards $1.2 Million for Off-Grid Energy Entrepreneurs

December 23, 2017 | 8:57 pm

Projects to Receive Funding in 2017-2018 for Sustainable Energy Businesses in Africa, Papua New Guinea, and India; Goal to Provide Electricity and Educational Opportunities for Millions

PISCATAWAY, NJ – IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, announced that IEEE Smart Village (ISV) has granted $1.2 million in new funds for selected sustainable energy projects with a potential life-changing impact on up to seven million people around the world. ISV, an IEEE Foundation Priority Initiative, is dedicated to … Continue reading IEEE Awards $1.2 Million for Off-Grid Energy Entrepreneurs

IEEE Smart Village Named a Finalist in UN-DESA Grant

November 21, 2017 | 4:44 pm

$1M Award granted to one organization per year

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, or DESA, recognized IEEE Smart Village as a finalist in its 2017 “Powering the Future We Want,” grant cycle. The UN program selects one winner every year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbpvY9K4cOA <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbpvY9K4cOA>   The award was announced at a ceremony on November 21st at the United Nations Headquarters in … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village Named a Finalist in UN-DESA Grant

Lingshed Village Enjoys Electrification

October 29, 2017 | 5:43 pm

Monastery featured in NatGeo program celebrates 1 year of electricity

Its been a little more than a year since the Lingshed Monastery was energized by the Global Himalayan Expedition and IEEE Smart Village.  This village was featured in a National Geographic program, BreakThrough: Power to the People http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/breakthrough-series/episodes/power-to-the-people/ which aired in June, 2017.  The villagers have now setup the Himalayan Innovation Centre (HIC) at Lingshed School … Continue reading Lingshed Village Enjoys Electrification

IEEE Smart Village to be Featured on National Geographic Series BREAKTHROUGH

May 23, 2017 | 5:35 pm

Critically Acclaimed Series Highlights IEEE Engineers & Volunteers Bringing Solar Power to Himalayan Monastery & Changing Lives Around the World

Critically Acclaimed Series Highlights IEEE Engineers & Volunteers Bringing Solar Power to Himalayan Monastery & Changing Lives Around the World Piscataway, N.J. – On June 6th, 2017, the sixth episode of National Geographic’s critically-acclaimed series BREAKTHROUGH will air at 10/9c, which prominently features the work of IEEE Smart Village (ISV) and partner organizations to bring … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village to be Featured on National Geographic Series BREAKTHROUGH

IEEE Smart Village – Denver, July 26-30

June 5, 2015 | 12:26 pm

IEEE Smart Village empowers off-grid communities through education and the creation of sustainable, affordable, locally owned entrepreneurial energy businesses. The IEEE-wide initiative envisions basic electrical and educational services to more than 50 million people by 2025. Please join us at the 2015 IEEE PES General Meeting in Denver for panel sessions, presentations and committee meetings … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village – Denver, July 26-30

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