30 May '13, 8am

Vote For Solar in Google's Global Impact Challenge

Voting ends tomorrow on Google's Global Impact Challenge, in which the public decides which of the 10 finalist projects will walk away with a £500,000 prize. The Challenge supports non-profits based in the UK that are using technology to address the most difficult global problems. You can still cast your vote until 31 May (that's tomorrow!) for the project you believe is most worthy of the £500,000 ($758,000) Global Impact Award . On 3 June a panel of judges including Tim Berners-Lee, Richard Branson and Jilly Forster will unveil the public vote, and will choose three additional non-profits as winners of the Global Impact Challenge. Among the 10 finalists is SolarAid 's SunnyMoney project, which we wrote about back in March. Based in London and working in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, SolarAid aims to replace toxic and expensive kerosene lighting with cheap and safe ...

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