The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It’s great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision for what an exciting future might look like, which I guess makes the first question a little […]

Meet the Man Who Built His Own Power Plant

(uplifting music) – [Narrator] Most of rural Kenya doesn’t have access to electricity. This means the evenings are full of darkness. Here, families rely on kerosene lamps, which are expensive and produce harmful fumes. John Wangare wanted to change that. – My name is John Margiro Wangare. I am the found of Magiro Mini Hydroelectric. […]

June Energy: Portable solar panels

I was born and raised in Mali, West Africa from a low class family. i was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh which is the commercial capital but my father was from a very very poor village and a very poor family in Bangladesh Everything was pretty much limited. So it was tough growing up. Lack of […]

Meet NOMADD, an innovative solution for dusty desert solar panels

إسمي جورج أيدلهوبر أنا مهندس مكانيكي و مهندس كفاءة الطاقة بدأنا العمل على “نوماد” منذ ثلاث سنوات “نوماد” هو جهاز مبرمج ميكانيكي لتنظيف الغبار بدون ماء انه نظام مصمم للظروف الصحراوية لتنظيف الغبار من الألواح الشمسية الذي يسبب تخفيضات هائلة في الفعالية بدأنا العمل به منذ ثلاث سنوات قبل أن تكون فكرة الألواح الشمسية مقبولة […]

The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity … | Elon Musk

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Chris Anderson: Elon, what kind of crazy dream would persuade you to think of trying to take on the auto industry and build an all-electric car? Elon Musk: Well, it goes back to when I was in university. I thought about, what are the problems that are most likely […]

In high demand: Solar Kiosk in Rwanda | DW English

Claudine Kamikazi has a precious commodity that’s in high demand. She runs a “Mobile Solar Kiosk” at the central bus station in the Rwandan capital, Kigali. Many of the phone users alighting here have been on the road and off-line for hours. Claudine’s kiosk enables them to charge up their phones or surf the Net […]