IEEE Smart Village Sub-Committee Leadership

February 11, 2016 | 3:30 pm

Derek Welbourn: Marketing Derek Welbourn is a major contributor to IEEE Smart Village’s unique business model, in which local people in off-grid communities build local electricity companies that utilize local resources to deliver local solutions at no additional cost to local buyers. First deployed in post-quake Haiti, this model has now been introduced to several … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village Sub-Committee Leadership

IEEE Smart Village Expands Partnership with Global Himalayan Expedition to Further Support Delivery of Electricity to Remote, High-Altitude Himalayan Villages

January 28, 2016 | 4:18 pm

IEEE Foundation Signature Program empowers off-grid communities through education and the creation of sustainable, affordable, locally owned entrepreneurial energy businesses IEEE Smart Village, a global humanitarian program helping remote, energy-deprived communities build toward sustainability with renewable energy and technology, announced today the expansion of their partnership with Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE). With this expansion, IEEE … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village Expands Partnership with Global Himalayan Expedition to Further Support Delivery of Electricity to Remote, High-Altitude Himalayan Villages

Testimonial from Paras Loomba in India

January 20, 2016 | 7:49 pm

Paras Loomba, Founder, Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) A Recap and Update as of February 2016: Late last year GHE received seed-funding for the installation of 150 watt and 250 watt based DC solar microgrid systems in five extremely remote off-grid villages of northern India, located in the high altitude Himalayan region of Ladakh. Prior to the winter season of 2015, … Continue reading Testimonial from Paras Loomba in India

GHTC 2015 & IEEE Smart Village Workshop – Presentation Materials

November 2, 2015 | 10:32 pm

On Oct. 8, IEEE Smart Village hosted a workshop at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) in Seattle. GHTC is a global humanitarian technology conference focused on bringing together people to address the critical issues for the benefit of the resource-constrained and vulnerable populations in the world. It is an opportunity for IEEE to work … Continue reading GHTC 2015 & IEEE Smart Village Workshop – Presentation Materials