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...  Rural wind turbines have to be lifted above tree height to generate useful power, and an 18 meter tower contributes about 1/3 of the total cost of a system. We are exploring potential ways to reduce ...
Saturday, 31 December 2011
2. Unreasonable Institute
(Partners/Innovation Support)
... big pile! For more information, Read the complete overview of the 2012 Institute See what past Fellows have to say about their experience click here to apply! Applications close November ...
Thursday, 29 September 2011
3. The funding gap
(About Us/News)
... $200k is too small to be worth the cost of the due-diligence! At the recent SoCap conference, this gap was finally being recognised and talked about by investors, while incubators like Natural Innovation ...
Saturday, 24 September 2011
... center in nearby village is now powered by a turbine constructed during the workshop, and is performing well. However we believe that by thinking about the whole system rather than just the turbine we ...
Saturday, 24 September 2011
5. William James Foundation
(Partners/Innovation Support)
... or contact executive director Ian Fisk at with any questions. This is a great way to learn about and support the next generation of sustainable entrepreneurs. Please ...
Monday, 12 September 2011
6. Back in India
(About Us/News)
... in the West, if the South follows the only model it knows to get out of poverty - coal, oil and over-consumption.   This trip is primarily about meeting with people: NGO's; companies; and individuals; ...
Tuesday, 11 January 2011
... amount of renewable energy activity. The first was Auroville in India, a planned community of about 2000 people (though they've always planned for many more) with a blend of Tamil's and westerners. I ...
Friday, 24 December 2010
8. Project - Sunvention
(About Us/News)
... be affordable to millions of farmers who couldn't afford the running cost of comparable diesel pumps, or the capital cost of photovoltaics. It is expected to cost about 1/3 of the price of either, per ...
Friday, 24 December 2010
... been a challenging 15 months, during which I've only been home (Byron Bay, Australia) for about 8 weeks. This will be the first time in over ten years I'm not home for the solstice / xmas / new-years holiday. ...
Friday, 24 December 2010
10. Solar Power Villages
(About Us/News)
... oil is heated with a solar system such as a SunRay. This oil is stored and pumped from the insulated reservoir into a double-walled stove system. Temperatures of about 220°C (428°F) offer excellent cooking ...
Friday, 22 October 2010
... to talk about social capital, and put their money where their mouths are. Over the next several days we’ll be posting stories about companies that have what is called a “triple bottom line” — where they ...
Wednesday, 06 October 2010
12. Innovation: SunPulse Water - solar thermal water pump
(Partners/Innovators & Innovations)
... at sunrise, and with 8 hours of sun, can pump significant volumes. Buffering systems can extend usage to 24-hours. It is estimated the pump could be produced for about US$1,250 and sold of US$2,500. ...
Wednesday, 11 August 2010
13. Getting Involved
(About Us/General About Us)
Our mission is all about getting people involved, we have quite a small core team, but work with individuals and organisations who share our goal of seeing technology used to alleviate poverty, reduce ...
Thursday, 20 May 2010
14. About Us
(About Us/General About Us)
... with a couple of people about taking over the mission of Natural Innovation, or some part of it, so please come back soon. Why Natural Innovation was started in 2003 to support the development of clean ...
Monday, 25 January 2010
15. Support Natural Innovation
(Uncategorised Content)
... Circle" today! Contributions of any amount are always welcome. If you would like more information about ways you can become involved in the vital work that Natural Innovation does please contact me at ...
Wednesday, 20 July 2011
16. Innovator Guidelines
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...  us, tell us a bit about your idea, what stage it is at, and its potential impact on the environment and/or poverty.        ...
Tuesday, 26 January 2010
17. General About Us
18. Getting Involved
Our mission is all about getting people involved, we have quite a small core team, but work with individuals and organisations who share our goal of seeing technology used to alleviate poverty, reduce ...
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