CNN Article on Solar Lighting

CNN Recently ran an interesting article on their website about the impacts of solar lighting. Here is the link to the article, http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/10/tech/innovation/solar-powered-led-lamps/index.html?hpt=hp_bn7

Sustainable Energy for All

Sustainable Energy for All

The United Nations General Assembly has designated 2012 as the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All.  This fantastic initiative will call for private sector and national commitments and attract global attention to the importance of energy for development and poverty alleviation.

The goal is to meet three objectives by 2030:

• Ensuring universal access to modern energy services.
• Doubling the rate of improvement in energy efficiency.
• Doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

 

For more information on this life-changing programme, visit the following link:

http://www.sustainableenergyforall.org/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EFO newsletter

EFO newsletter

Energy For Opportunity has just released its latest newsletter. It has been a busy year and EFO has achieved a lot – also have a browse through our project’s section for updated information on all of EFO’s projects. A big thank you for Chani Wates for putting this newsletter together. The newsletter can be viewed via the following link:

 - EFO Newsletter September 2011

 

 

Solar Power - Sierra Leone

Here is a link to an interesting article on solar power in Sierra Leone, http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/aug/17/sierra-leone-barefoot-solar-engineers?

The solar System at St. Martin’s Orphanage, Port Loko proving to be a great success

The solar System at St. Martin’s Orphanage, Port Loko proving to be a great success

A year on from the installation at St. Martin’s orphanage, the solar system is achieving great results. Auntie Emily who runs the orphanage is delighted with what she has seen in the last year. According to Emily, ‘’children from schools in Port Loko come to study in the evenings and two children from the orphanage got the best grades in their class in their last exams’’ thanks to the solar. In recent exams, Sonita Conteh and Christiana Sesay got the highest grades in their classes and their fellow student, Johnson Kanu, came second in his class (they are proudly ...

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