Energy Poverty and Energy Access

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Energy Poverty = heating and cooking with traditional fuels — as dung, wood, poorly made charcoal and other biomass—or lacking even small amounts of electricity.Energy poverty afflicts 2.7 billion people using traditional fuels and 1.4 billion people without electricity.  It keeps people trapped in poverty and makes them physically ill.  Incredibly, the number of households living in energy poverty is […]

Embark Energy Education and Entrepreneurship

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is a comprehensive approach for entrepreneurs to: accelerate energy access, reduce poverty, improve the environment & stimulate local development.

In the next 20 years:

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500,000,000 households will receive modern energy.

Embark

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helps combat energy poverty & energy waste.

Embark Energy

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is a benefit corporation and social enterprise dedicated to increasing the scale of energy access in developing countries.

Embark Energy

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links entrepreneurs to enterprise finance & high quality energy products.

Our goal:

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to create thousands of clean energy enterprises rather than the hundreds we have in the world today.

Embark

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combines distance learning with coaching leading to investment-ready business plans.

Matchmaking

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Embark: Energy-Education-Entrepreneurship launched with partnership and program in East Africa

Energy, education, entrepreneurship

Arusha, Tanzania —18 January 2013 Embark Energy, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of operations in East Africa with the opening of a hub in Arusha, Tanzania.  This hub serves local energy entrepreneurs using its approach that synthesizes the best practices of the last two decades.