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Using pedal power to break out of the poverty trap

By Jody Clarke Nuru Energy is trying to put technology into the hands of those who need it most,... Read more »


Pedal power brings cheap energy to rural Rwanda

By Steve Terrill, AFP BUGESERA DISTRICT, Rwanda — The lights Daniel Ntibaziyandemye uses for... Read more »


How Nuru Energy Has Shed Real Light in Africa

By Aman Singh, Contributor How is a social enterprise born? Is it born out of a simple... Read more »


For Nuru, Energy Applies to Products and Microfranchises

By Adeena Schlussel Nuru Energy faces the same problems that many alternative energy... Read more »


Lighting up Africa

By Brian Dumaine, Assistant Managing Editor In the Bugesera region of Rwanda -- a land known for... Read more »


Start-Ups Win with Plans to Displace Disposables

By Lara Kolodny Companies that provide environmentally sensible alternatives to old, destructive... Read more »


NRI wins UN green prize

By Anirudh Bhattacharyya A portable light that can be recharged by pedaling for 20 minutes and was... Read more »


Ecologists at Bali’s Environment Summit Call for a New Economic Order

By Solenn Honorine | Nusa Dua, Indonesia The sound coming from a small machine is the sound of... Read more »


Lighting and stove projects win UN prize

By Stevie Emilia Green stoves and clean lighting projects were named Tuesday as winners of this... Read more »

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