Innovations

58 Innovations
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    Their major focus is to provide appropriate & customized solar solutions across the spectrum of various communities, s...
      India
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Ashish Pandey
      Ashish Pandey Thanks to many technological and logistical innovations there is sharp decline in the per unit prize of solar power in India.Now in some projects solar power is sold at as low as 6 cents per unit which is closely comparable to power generated through coal...  more
    • Kerul Kassel
      Kerul Kassel The enterprise is able to reach rural communities in India with affordable renewable power, affording families services and capabilities that we in the developed world take entirely for granted. Students can study at night, farms can have better technological...  more
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    Consolidated Edison, Inc. is a utility company focused on providing affordable, clean, and renewable energy for their cu...
      United States Exemplar
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Deepa Aravind
      Deepa Aravind An excellent example of a corporation having a positive impact on society and the environment - with benefits flowing to the corporation as well,as a result of their innovations.
    • Isabel Rimanoczy
      Isabel Rimanoczy The trends in the energy field were well observed by the leaders of this company, who decided to act in order to prevent employment loss. Creating an innovative and efficient sustainable model, they are providing an important contribution to the community,...  more
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    La Estufita - Glatt Stove is a Mexican B Corp committed to the environment and health of Mexicans. La Estufita (little s...
      Mexico Exemplar
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Crishelen Kurezyn Díaz
      Crishelen Kurezyn Díaz The Estufita-Glatt Stove is revolutionizing the way of cooking. Through its innovation it reduces the risk of lung diseases and the damage to the environment that is caused by cooking with other methods, as well as being an economical, accessible and ecological...  more
    • George Dionne
      George Dionne A wonderful story of innovation and care with the potential to change a long-standing custom of cooking on stoves using wood as fuel, often in enclosed areas affecting the health and well-being of entire families. Thank you Jesús, Efraín and Moisés for...  more
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    Rapid Realty paved its way into the real estate industry by innovating its business model. They sold homes and rented ap...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Deepa Aravind
      Deepa Aravind This innovation has the potential to impact people and the environment in a positive way, especially if scaled up.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter What a great company to work for!
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    Fresh off the merger of two smaller solar companies, Better Together Solar knew that solar cells were not a new innovati...
      Worldwide Exemplar
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo Great story about a really interesting innovation!
    • Joshua Nunziato
      Joshua Nunziato Better Together Solar is uniting technology with an effective communication and partnership strategy to improve the market penetration of solar energy generation systems.
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    Melink's four primary lines of business along with a corporate culture dedicated to improving the environment and p...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo This is an excellent profile of a really inspiring innovation!
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This is a very well written article about a great company!
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    For the first time in the world, Zero-carbon technology is being used for Green Power Generation. It involves harnessing...
      India Exemplar
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo A really interesting evolution of important technology.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This is an amazing story of a company with an amazing mission.
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    About 12 years ago, the US Navy was in search of a more efficient way to light their ships. They were looking for a cost...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo Great story about a fascinating innovation.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter Wonderful story with a lot of details about the positive impact!
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    From investing in cost-effective wind, solar, and water power generation technology to providing funding for energy effi...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Chris Laszlo
      Chris Laszlo Good example of the impact that focusing on sustainable infrastructure investments can have.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This is an important step by a big energy company in making the future more sustainable.
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    Northeast Solar’s goal is to partner with the utility and technology industries to provide better resources to con...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Stacie Chappell
      Stacie Chappell Northeast Solar is making a major change to the consumption patterns of energy and contributing to the local economy while doing it!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen Great to see how Northeast Solar is making it easier for customers to conserve energy!
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    Reduction in waste to landfill Removing Fossil fuel Power generation Non-existent Technology in Australia curre...
      Australia
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Gitanjali Bedi
      Gitanjali Bedi A significant benefit claimed is the potential to remove 650,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste from landfill each year. We watch further developments with interest.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter This project has such potential! I can't wait to see what happens!
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    ABB Group has designed a new kind of service station voltage transformer specifically for use in establishing what they ...
      Congo - Brazzaville
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Ruben Burga
      Ruben Burga What a great example of a multinational firm like ABB to directly impact a developing country like the Congo with technical innovations directly targeted at small electrical grids!
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen What a great idea!
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    With the increase of awareness of food security and environmental protection, traditional farms based on chemical fertil...
      Worldwide
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Gitanjali Bedi
      Gitanjali Bedi As a non-English speaker, well done Huizi Yanglv researching and writing up this story. On farm biogas production is an easy to replicate innovation that provides farmers with unlimited renewable energy.
    • Ellen Boyd
      Ellen Boyd This farmer's methane tank converts waste to fuel and fertilizer and has a positive environmental impact.
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    Aestiva Global is a company that manufactures its own solar water heater system and provides a range of quality products...
      Australia
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Gitanjali Bedi
      Gitanjali Bedi Another good example of a local renewable energy business tackling Australia/'s carbon emissions head-on!
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder It's easier to innovate in the public interest when the government has the foresight to support innovation through targeted public investment as Australia is doing here.
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    Pollinate Energy is a social business that sells essential products to people living in India's urban slums via a dist...
      India Exemplar
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Gitanjali Bedi
      Gitanjali Bedi Great example of a social enterprise making a strong contribution to people's lives and addressing the UN SDGs.
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane Great story of an innovative / adaptive business model that shows how business can meet the needs of local communities, showing that business can be an agent of world benefit.
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    Energy Focus Incorporated’s innovations are energy efficient LED lighting technology. Recently, Energy Focus won t...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Beau Daane
      Beau Daane A good story of a local NE Ohio LED company trying to move the needle in energy efficiency through LED lighting.
    • Jim Trengrove
      Jim Trengrove By targeting the commercial use of lighting, Energy Focus Inc. is promoting energy efficiency on a grand scale.
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    Affordable, Sustainable, and Clean Energy for rural communities Off-grid solar energy service  Prepaid Solar Sy...
      Guatemala
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre
      Consuelo Garcia-de-la-torre The narrative is very interesting as an idea and the impact it has on the population is very large. I think it has very good chances of being published and scalable in Central America.
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder An intriguing approach to a problem that has been for many years intractable.
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    Green Mountain Power is revolutionizing how Vermonters get and use electricity. Through partnerships they offer Int...
      United States
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Lindsey  Godwin
      Lindsey Godwin The story of Green Mountain Power is a "powerful" one! Among the many ways they are working to bring innovation to the energy sector, they were the first utility to receive the distinguished B Corp certification. Their commitment to becoming more sustainable...  more
    • Florence Snyder
      Florence Snyder Vermont could make good use of Florida's sunshine. And Florida could make good use of Vermont's utility company executives.
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    Saving on costs of fertilizers and furthermore the fertilizers can be as additional income  Preserve nature due ...
      Indonesia
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Amelia Naim Indrajaya
      Amelia Naim Indrajaya Rabo Bank is opening up possibilities to gain electricity, gas and energy through waste. The cattle farmers will reap lots of benefits from this initiative
    • Christina Jankus
      Christina Jankus Rabobank's biogas digester system makes use of a relatively simple system to create sustainable energy that can be applied throughout surrounding areas.
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    SOLBEN offers technologies to strengthen the production of various bioenergy sources based on a product diversification ...
      Mexico
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
    • Blanca Camargo
      Blanca Camargo Young Mexican entrepreneurs dedicated to use technologies to create biofuels and reduce Mexican dependency on oil.
    • Megan Buchter
      Megan Buchter It is so impressive to see how motivated and inspired young people can be and how they can make tremendous changes in their country.