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New Vision Renewable Energy Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Bring Ray of Life, Whole Room Solar Light Solutions, to Production

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…

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Added by Pamela O'Brien on October 2, 2014 at 1:44pm — No Comments

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

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…

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Added by Pamela O'Brien on September 29, 2014 at 6:44pm — No Comments

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

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…

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Added by Pamela O'Brien on September 18, 2014 at 7:50am — No Comments

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

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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Added by Pamela O'Brien on September 11, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

The Story of Ruth: How a solar light changed the course of one girl’s life forever.

The Story of Ruth: How a New Vision solar light changed the course of one girl’s life forever.

Ruth is one of many young girls in the Maasai community, in a remote village in Kenya, where it is common for girls her age to stop going to school after finishing their primary education. In fact, many do not even get this far.…

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Added by Pamela O'Brien on March 31, 2014 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

New Vision Brings Hope and Light with the Help of 3M

New Vision Renewable Energy is on a mission to bring renewable light and power sources to people who don’t have access to them. And 3M is helping them to do just…

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Added by Pamela O'Brien on January 6, 2014 at 6:15pm — 1 Comment

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