Photos: the 2009 International winners

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Aprovecho Research Center and Shengzhou Stove Manufacturer, USA/China

Making affordable, efficient stoves for the masses
Aprovecho

Lightweight clay is used by SSM in the mass-production of Aprovecho’s energy efficient stoves

Aprovecho

Stoves being fired at SSM’s factory in China

Aprovecho

Packing stoves for export at SSM’s factory in China

ECAMI, Nicaragua

New energy leapfrogs the old
ECAMI

Rural police station with solar PV-powered radio mast, Nicaragua.

ECAMI

ECAMI’s solar PV arrays are successfully powering phone masts in Nicaragua.

ECAMI

Solar photovoltaic panels at an island tourist destination

GERES, India

Greenhouses bring better nutrition to the Himalayas
GERES

Solar greenhouse, Ladakh, India

GERES

Harvesting fresh vegetables even in winter, thanks to the solar greenhouse, Ladakh, India

GERES

Greenhouse owners have surplus vegetables to sell, Ladakh, India

International Development Enterprises India

Pedalling farmers out of poverty
IDEI

Amitabha Sadangi, the inspiration behind IDEI

IDEI

IDEI’s treadle pumps in action

IDEI

IDEI have diversified into drip-irrigation systems

Kampala Jellitone Suppliers, Uganda

Fuel from waste fires up Uganda
KJS

KJS’s briquetting saves carbon emissions and deals with a waste problem at the same time.

KJS

Briquettes are a clean and efficient cooking fuel

KJS

Cooks appreciate the lack of smoke and even heat when cooking with briquettes.

Saran Renewable Energy, India

Business finds green solution to black-outs
SRE

Dhaincha is the main fuel for SRE’s gasifier plant, Bihar, India

SRE

Industries such as rice hulling run more smoothly with reliable electricity from SRE’s plant.

SRE

Gasifier plant and fuel, Bihar, India

Solar Energy Foundation, Ethiopia

Solar scheme sets communities alight
SEF

Samson Tsegaye, Solar Energy Foundation, Ethiopia

SEF

Traditional home with solar PV, Rema, Ethiopia

SEF

Graduate solar technicians from International Solar School, Ethiopia

 

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