28 Sep '16, 4pm

Global LEAP competition for world’s most innovative off-grid refrigerators launched: The UK’s Department for ...

I2I’s partnership and support increases the total award to $600,000. The competition is now accepting nominations and will incentivize the development of low-cost and efficient refrigerator technologies appropriate for communities living off the grid in developing countries. I2I is the competition’s latest partner, joining the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP ), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through Scaling Off-Grid Energy: A Grand Challenge for Development, and the U.S. Government’s Power Africa initiative . The competition will offer three innovation prizes to incentivize advancements in off-grid refrigeration technology, while also recognizing best-in-class commercially available off-grid refrigerators. With contributions from both USAID and DFID , each of the three innovation prizes in the com...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44837/global-lea...

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