SOLshare has just been announced as part of the 2018 Cohort of Global Technical Pioneers of 2018 by the World Economic Forum!
With this we are joining the ranks with former Pioneers from former cohorts that include AirBnb (2013); Dropbox (2011); Kickstarter (2011); Twitter (2009); Google (2001)!!!
A big applause to every single SOLsharer for making this possible, every small step counts big time! Please find more about this big news here.
ME SOLshare and Grammen Shakti received the UN DESA US $1 million 2017 UN Energy grant at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 21st of November 2017, in recognition of a novel project to spur solar entrepreneurship.
Our sincere thanks goes to all the Jury members from United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)!
ME SOLshare wins Elsevier's first Renewable Transformation Challenge 2017 for the project-"The Energiewende 3.0-Smart P2P Solar Grids". Congratulations to the amazing SOLshare team and thanks everyone for supporting us! Our sincere thanks goes to all the Jury members from Elsevier Energy & International Solar Energy Society!
To find out more about our Award click here.
ME SOLshare wins the prestigious Startup Energy Transition Award 2017 in the category 'Platforms and Communities'. Congratulations to the amazing SOLshare team and thanks everyone for supporting us!
More info about the award and jury comments here (german).
Live interview with DW Wirtschaft here (german).
SOLshare has been cited alongside other prominent peer-to-peer energy trading start-ups in the New York Times article "Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves".
ME SOLshare has been nominated as a finalist in the category of "Platforms and Communities" for the prestigious DENA Start Up Energy Transition Award to be presented on the 20th of March in Berlin.
More information here.
SOLshare has successfully piloted the world’s first ICT-enabled peer-to-peer electricity trading network for rural households with and without solar home systems in Shariatpur, Bangladesh. Along with its implementation partner, the NGO UBOMUS, its financing partner IDCOL and research partner United International University-Centre for Energy Research, SOLshare combines solar home systems and centralized mini-grids to enable more rural households to access renewable electricity at a lower cost.
You can find out more about the UN Momentum for Change competition here.
SOLshare was recognized as one of the Outstanding Solar Projects that set a particularly inspiring example in driving the global energy transformation forward. Congratulations also to the other winners and many thanks to all the people and organizations that helped us turning a crazy idea into reality for a brighter future for all of us!