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Smart Villages speaks to European Parliament about energy

Wednesday October 12th, 2016 - Smart Villages

On 10 October 2016, Smart Villages was invited to speak to the European Parliament’s Development Committee on the topic of energy and development. Chair of the Development Committee, Linda McAvan… […]

NOW OPEN! West Africa: Energy Innovation Challenge

Sunday October 9th, 2016 - Smart Villages

APPLY NOW! RULES & GUIDELINES The Competition Technological innovations for providing energy to off-grid communities have started to change the energy access landscape across the world, especially in West Africa…. […]

For energy in Nepal, “remoteness is more than geographical”

Wednesday September 14th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Interview with Ben Campbell Location: United Kingdom; Nepal “Remoteness is more than geographical”. Ben Campbell is a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Durham University (UK), whose research and collaborations… […]

Trust, training essential for off-grid energy start ups

Tuesday August 9th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Interview with Salinee Hurley Tavaranan, CEO & Founder, SunSawang Formerly Director at Border Green Energy Team “We don’t do solar for free anymore. We started charging for it and now it’s working”…. […]