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Get Rid of the Grid?

An emerging business model that aims to reduce energy poverty holds real promise. But it needs a jump-start.

Articles

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  • In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.

  • China_electric_vehicles The Chinese government’s effort to create an electric vehicle industry illuminates the promise and peril of economic development policies.

  • The author provides a rollicking and detailed recounting of what it takes to build a social business in Africa.

    Reviewed By Sam Goldman
  • New York’s Center for Economic Opportunity tests new antipoverty programs from the mayor’s office.

    By Corey Binns | 1
  • Unless clean tech follows well-established rules of innovation and commercialization, the industry’s promise to provide sustainable sources of energy will fail.

    By Clayton M. Christensen, Shuman Talukdar, Richard Alton, & Michael B. Horn | 8
  • Clean Energy Works Portland gets consumers—and the workforce—energized about weatherization.

    By Suzie Boss | 1
  • By paying so much attention to managing their own risks, philanthropists are no longer attending to the marginalized people who risk so much to make change happen.

    By Sheela Patel | 1

Blog Posts

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Podcasts

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  • Lesley Marincola, CEO of Angaza Design, discusses an approach to energy poverty that helps end users afford efficient energy and lighting products.

    Featuring Lesley Marincola
  • Ann_Bartuska_headshot In this audio lecture, Dr. Ann Bartuska of the U.S. Department of Agriculture shares her insight on the necessary steps to sustainably feed the nine billion people that will be living on our planet by 2050.

    Featuring Ann Bartuska | 1