Testimonial of Paras Loomba in India

November 2, 2015 | 6:21 pm

This past August, an international cast of volunteers, including IEEE members, helped bring a solar-powered microgrid to Shingo, an ancient village nestled in Hemis National Park in the high-elevation Rumbak Valley of Ladakh, under the banner of my organization, Global Himlayan Expeditions. This locale is in farthest northern India, where the Kuen Lun mountains meet … Continue reading Testimonial of Paras Loomba in India

‘Breakthrough’ Investment in Nigeria Boosts IEEE Smart Village Humanitarian Program

September 22, 2015 | 4:59 pm

Native entrepreneur secures in-country funding to bring electricity to a million rural citizens Ifeanyi Orajaka grew up seeking success in business by improving the lives of his fellow Nigerians. He moved another step closer to his dream this summer as he secured an unprecedented level of in-country financial support for his GVE Projects Ltd. proposal … Continue reading ‘Breakthrough’ Investment in Nigeria Boosts IEEE Smart Village Humanitarian Program

IEEE Smart Village Celebrates Bank of Industry Nigeria’s Investment in GVE Projects Ltd. with Additional Funding to Further Support Electricity Projects in Off-Grid Communities

September 22, 2015 | 4:53 pm

Winner of the 2013 Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge, GVE receives more than US$741,190 to implement three units of 24 kW PV solar-based microgrids IEEE Smart Village, a global humanitarian program helping remote, energy-deprived communities build toward sustainability with renewable energy and technology, announced today that its partner in Nigeria, Green Village Electricity (GVE) Projects … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village Celebrates Bank of Industry Nigeria’s Investment in GVE Projects Ltd. with Additional Funding to Further Support Electricity Projects in Off-Grid Communities

IEEE Smart Village Unveils New Web Presence and Newly Sponsored IEEE Global Classroom at the Posner Center for International Development

September 22, 2015 | 4:44 pm

IEEE-wide humanitarian program welcomes participation at IEEE Smart Village events during 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting in Denver, Colorado IEEE Smart Village, a global humanitarian program helping remote, energy-deprived communities build toward sustainability with renewable energy and technology, today launched its new website (www.ieee-smart-village.org) to the world and to crowds assembling this … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village Unveils New Web Presence and Newly Sponsored IEEE Global Classroom at the Posner Center for International Development