Electricity

Nos Vemos, Nicaragua!

[By: Claudia Aber, Stanford University student and GE/AsoFénix summer intern in Nicaragua]10 weeks after arriving in Nicaragua, August 25th was my last day working with Green Empowerment and AsoFénix. I ...
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Q&A with Patrick Pawletko, Former GE Fellow in Myanmar

[Conducted by Eleanor Burke. Questions and responses edited for brevity and coherent continuity.]Patrick graduated from Purdue University in 2014 with a degree in Civil Engineering. While studying there, he participated ...
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Greetings from Nicaragua!

By: Claudia Aber, Stanford University student and GE Intern in NicaraguaI arrived in Nicaragua four weeks ago to work with Asofénix and Green Empowerment, two sustainable development organizations that work ...
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Green Empowerment Project Wins 2016 National Energy Globe Award for Ecuador!

The Growing Esmeraldas with Renewable Energy project (known as Creciendo Esmeraldas con Energía Renovable, or “CRECER”) has won the 2016 National Energy Globe Award for Ecuador! The CRECER project was ...
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Expanding Rural Energy Access in Nicaragua through Solar Panel Programs

1.3 million people in Nicaragua lack access to electricity, mostly those living in rural areas. This kind of energy poverty can have serious effects on many aspects of life, from ...
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Big Wins for Indigenous Communities in Malaysian Borneo!

Indigenous Land Rights and Mega Dams in Sarawak In Sarawak, the state where Green Empowerment implemented our very first project in Malaysian Borneo, the indigenous community members along the Baram ...
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Nicaragua Takeover: The Technology

GE installs a number of different technologies through our Boaco program. My personal favorites are our residential solar installations. These systems have immediate effects for the recipient families, as they ...
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Welcome to our Nicaragua Takeover Week

Out in the hills of rural Nicaragua, you’ll find the communities of El Bálsamo, El Jazmín, and El Jocote. These are the sites where I’ve been working for the last ...
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