Energy Poverty

The Future of Household Energy in Emerging Markets Will Be Safe, Convenient and Online

Internet of Things technology making cooking easier and safer for families and providing businesses and organizations direct insight into clean energy adoption.
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How did you cook your breakfast this morning? If you’re one of the roughly 3 billion people worldwide who live in energy poverty, it was over an open fire or a pile of lit charcoal inside a rudimentary stove. Cooking this way is inefficient, wasting up to 90% of the heat from combustion. It is also dangerous, affecting vision, causing heart and lung disease and ultimately shortened lives. Almost half the world’s population still cooks this way because they need to eat and don’t have other options, but thankfully progress is being made.

Tackling Fuel Poverty with Innovative Solutions

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Ashoka and the Schneider Electric Foundation, in partnership with Enel, recently awarded the 5 most innovative solutions to tackle fuel poverty and promote energy sustainability in Europe. Fuel poverty has become a major problem in Europe.

Calling All Authors and Subject Matter Experts: Submit Your Story by June 30!

Opportunity to Publish on the Global Engagement Forum: Online
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June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global has an opportunity for you to contribute and inform the growing conversation around four solvable problems we are diving into at the Global Engagement Forum: Live conference this October 10–11.

The solvable problem tracks are:

Announcing the Global Engagement Forum: Live, Hosted by PYXERA Global, October 10 - 11

Advancing four solvable problems within the global Goals—skills gap: STEM, energy poverty, post-harvest loss, and marine debris
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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global is proud to announce the third Global Engagement Forum: Live, to be held on October 10-11, 2018 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The invite-only forum focuses on four solvable problems within the Sustainable Development Goals. Leaders and experts from business, government, and nonprofit organizations will come together for two days of intensive collaboration.

Tea, Cookstoves and Clean Energy in Bangalore

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Pollinate Energy, a recently established non-profit based in Australia, aims to eradicate energy poverty in India. So how does a small start-up achieve such an ambitious feat?

To find out, follow the most recent blog post tracking the journey of three young AECOM engineers as they participate in Pollinate Energy's Young Professionals Program.

 

Bringing Awareness to Energy Poverty

energy4everyone Foundation has a new website
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Yesterday was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. A day to bring awareness to the need to eradicate poverty in all countries.

Energy poverty affects over 2 billion people. In the developing world, access to energy is fundamental to improving quality of life, life expectancy and literacy.

Click here to read how The energy4everyone.com Foundation (e4e), supported by Enbridge, is tackling energy poverty.

Big, Beautiful Bangalore!

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"Namaskara, from Bangalore!" begins Johannes Wilson — an engineering geologist based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office — as he greets the many blog readers following his volunteer efforts in Bangalore, India. For more than a week, Johannes has been working alongside two other AECOM employees to deliver clean energy solutions to India’s poor as part of Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program.

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