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 […]

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 […]

Johnson Kaihura: Clean Energy Entrepreneur

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by Maria Alaguru Meet one of Embark’s clean energy entrepreneurs, Johnson Kaihura, Managing Director of Kaihura General Co Ltd. Kaihura joined our MyBusinessPlan program held in person in Tanzania and is a success story we’re delighted to share. Kaihura manufactures clean cookstoves as his core business in Arusha,Tanzania and has created impact in his community […]

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 […]