Why start a renewable energy business? – Video blog

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by Norma Shindika, Embark Energy Video Intern Small-scale off-grid energy entrepreneurs are able to impact thousands of lives and contribute to the development of whole communities by providing energy access. They have made it their career goal to promote sustainable living and work towards eradicating energy poverty. Embark Energy has served as a proud incubator […]

Crowdfunding for energy enterprises – yay or nay?

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Eskedar Gessesse, Social Media Intern, Embark Energy Crowdfunding has been a popular means of gathering financial support and expanding the customer base for several projects and initiatives. The number of online crowdfunding platforms shows that it has been the go-to strategy for many projects such as political campaigns, charitable causes and financial campaigns for small […]

Embark People Profile: Livinus Manyanga, Embark Program Coordinator in Tanzania; Founder & Executive Director of Kakute Ltd

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Eskedar Gessesse, Social Media Intern, Embark Energy Livinus Manyanga, Embark Program Coordinator & Founder of Kakute Ltd Mr Manyanga was born in the town of Kilimanjaro in 1960, one of the most stunning places in the world, where he was able to complete his primary education. He then moved to Arusha, Tanzania for his secondary […]

My Wish List for Climate Week NYC 2014

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by Phil LaRocco, Co-founder of Embark Energy Climate Week NYC 2014 has kicked off with great fanfare in the Big Apple. As a sustainable energy and development practitioner, here is my wish list for the week. WISH #1 : Accountability That the world stop talking about clean energy, climate change, poverty and energy access and start examining […]

Embark partners with PANGEA and Everest Energy under UN SE4ALL

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By Eskedar Gessesse, Social Media Intern, Embark Energy Embark is delighted to announce its new partnership under the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SE4ALL) with Partners for Euro-African Green Energy (PANGEA) and Everest Energy Group. PANGEA is a Brussels-based, non-profit membership association promoting bioenergy production, research, investment and policies through European and African […]

Sankalp Africa Summit 2014

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Joshua Kabugo, Embark Energy Director of Operations based in Arusha, Tanzania, caught up with some of the Sankalp Africa 2014 winners and shares some social enterprise insights from the Sankalp Africa Summit 2014.