Pamela O'Brien
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  • Philippi, WV
  • United States
  • New Vision Renewable Energy
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Name of your company or organization
New Vision Renewable Energy
Environmental organization, Non-governmental organization (NGO), Product distributor, Product manufacturer, Relief organization
Africa, Asia, Central America, Middle East, North America, South America
Describe your involvement and/or interest in off-grid lighting
New Vision has developed a solar-powered LED light that is available assembled, or un-assembled in a kit form, that allows us to teach small business entrepreneurs how to create and service our light. It is powered by a 10-watt solar panel and strong lithium battery capable of charging lights and cell phones. We partner with community development managers on the ground that work with finance models that meet the needs of the particular site. In the U.S., we partner with businesses, corporations and organizations, and their corporate social responsibility efforts, and pair them up with villages, schools and orphanages in developing nations around the world. We currently have over 1200 lights in 28 countries. Our partnership with 3M allows us to continue to improve the elements of our very bright light that provides whole room lighting.
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New Vision Renewable Energy Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Bring Ray of Life, Whole Room Solar Light Solutions, to Production

Posted on October 2, 2014 at 1:44pm 0 Comments

New Vision Renewable Energy’s solar lights have been lighting up the night in 32 countries in the developing world since 2011. However, educators and community organizers asked us for a more finessed product that allows them to house all of the components in one portable case. Our Director of Technology and…


New Vision Renewable Energy Nominated for Humanitarian Award at Solar Power International 2014

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 6:44pm 0 Comments

Our resident "Mad Scientist" and Director of Technology & Innovation, John Prusa, always looks forward to this time of year when he can check out the latest inventions at Solar Power International. We like to keep our technology current as well as cost effective since we serve a population that does not…


New Vision Receives Prestigious eTown E-Chievement Award - Program to Air in U.S. on NPR September 17 - 23

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 7:50am 0 Comments

New Vision Renewable Energy is the recipient of the eTown E-Chievement Award, one of the show's most popular segments. eTown is an exciting weekly radio broadcast heard from coast to coast on NPR, public and commercial…


New Vision and 3M Join Together to Empower Schoolchildren in Ethiopia with Light

Posted on September 11, 2014 at 10:19am 0 Comments

New Vision Renewable Energy and 3M Team Africa have joined together on GlobalGiving to get 300 solar lights to their final destination in Koba Adi and Bidire in Ethiopia.

Our campaign, Empower…


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At 6:49am on November 14, 2012, Evan Mills said…

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