ISV on the Small Screen

June 27, 2017 | 11:12 am

On June 6th, 2017, the sixth episode of National Geographic’s critically-acclaimed series BREAKTHROUGH aired in 171 countries and 45 languages, and prominently featured the work of IEEE Smart Village and partner organizations to bring solar power to an ancient monastery in the Himalayan mountains. Viewers witnessed a team of dedicated engineers, hardy volunteers, and ISV’s … Continue reading ISV on the Small Screen

Regis University Expands Master of Development Practice to Peace Corps Volunteers

June 13, 2017 | 11:45 am

Using Innovative Global Classroom Technology, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in Any Location Can Participate in MDP Curriculum

Using Innovative Global Classroom Technology, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in Any Location Can Participate in MDP Curriculum DENVER – Regis University and IEEE Smart Village, a non-profit organization of volunteer engineers working to bring solar power to remote regions around the world, today announced a partnership between the university’s Master of Development Practice (MDP) and … Continue reading Regis University Expands Master of Development Practice to Peace Corps Volunteers

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 – Advancing Technology for All of Humanity

March 28, 2017 | 9:44 am

For Renewable Energy World, By Wayne Gutschow

Just a year before the 2010 earthquake in the Caribbean nation of Haiti, IEEE members formed the Community Solutions Initiative working group (CSI) under the parent program Humanitarian Technology Challenge (HTC) pilot of 2008-10.  Aimed at making a major impact on reducing world poverty through new technology enterprises growing sustainable infrastructure, human empowerment and community … Continue reading IEEE Smart Village – Advancing Technology for All of Humanity

High Light: The Night GE Electrified An Ancient Himalayan Village

December 24, 2016 | 9:48 am

For GE Reports, By Tomas Kellner

The night the 700-year-old mountain oasis of Rakuru was to see its first electric light, the whole village gathered in the largest room and waited for someone to flip the switch. But nothing happened. “We scrambled in the dark to look for the problem,” said Shantnu Mathuria, a GE Power employee who had trekked to … Continue reading High Light: The Night GE Electrified An Ancient Himalayan Village