• Notes from the Field: Collaboration Brings Light to Off-Grid Schools
  • School children in La Victoria, Nicaragua are benefiting from solar energy in their classroom. by Megan Maiolo-Heath, Marketing Director The dirt road leading up to the rural community of Chachagua, in the central northern mountains of Nicaragua, puts any 4×4 roads in my home state of Colorado to shame. Not only does the driver contend with steep, winding, bumpy roads, he or she must also dodge people, motorbikes, other trucks, and a variety of free-range farm animals including cows, hors

  • Partner Spotlight: Utz Che’
  • Utz Che’ gives a voice to some of the most rural communities in Guatemala. Utz Che‘ (good tree in Mayan language K’iche’) is a Guatemalan NGO that represents 36 community organizations dedicated to sustainable management of their forests, forest plantations, watersheds, biodiversity, and other natural resources. The organization was formed with the main objective to legitimately represent the demands and interests of their grassroots organizations in different sectors, effect chang

  • Power for All Campaign Seeks to Achieve Universal Energy Access by 2025
  • Over 2 billion people are without access to reliable electricity, that is a third of the global population. A new coalition has formed to encourage all sectors of society to respond to specific calls to action that will advance the adoption of decentralized renewable power. The Power for All campaign believes that urgently addressing the calls to action will enable universal energy access by 2025 – 10 years earlier than experts currently predict. The global campaign launched during last mont