Solar energy Foundation
The Stiftung Solarenergie – solar technology Foundation obtains in 2013 the second time the prestigious National Energy world Award for the outstanding work with Ethiopia.
a global jury led by the Indian Maneka Gandhi has awarded the Stiftung Solarenergie – solar technology Foundation, like in 2010, because of its renewable and unique work. Around 1, 000 tasks from 150 nations apply annually when it comes to Energy Globe Award. The award ended up being formally given on 5 June 2013, the UN World Environment Day.
The Stiftung Solarenergie – solar power Foundation is active since 2003 in Ethiopia, where it has set up 22, 000 solar systems and solar lamps in homes, schools and communities. 35 wellness centers got solar power refrigerators for cooling drugs; above 150 schools obtained light for night classes. In addition, 450 individuals went to training courses within the solar training college. An own micro-credit system enables, the very first time, rural households buying an own solar power system for clean and bright light. Around 1 million men and women benefit today from work associated with Stiftung Solarenergie in Ethiopia.