The Nickel Iron batteries The completed Power Shed with panels behind Electric tools powered by the  sun The new (2015) Power Shed, built with solar power

Solar Roots

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Provide training and equipment for renewable energy sources in low-income communities and developing nations.

Projects (3)

Solar Hot Water for Madagascar
Madagascar / Clean Water
Improved Cook Stoves for Burma
Myanmar / Climate Action
Project Leaders
Bruce Gardiner
Bruce Gardiner
Bruce Gardiner, Pam Boyle
Organization Information
P.O. Box 2838
Berkeley, CA 94702
United States
Organization Information
P.O. Box 2838
Berkeley, CA 94702
United States

Project Reports

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Nov 26, 2020
Solar at Home (Part One)
It goes without saying that 2020 has been a year, unlike any other, in most of our lives. The normal patterns of life that we were so familiar with have all changed. Things we counted on, no longer...
Jul 29, 2020
First Visit to Sri Lanka (Part 1)
In February, when Coronavirus hit and it became clear that I should choose my next destination carefully, I was already scheduled to go to Bangladesh and the Rohingya refugee camps. Although there...
Apr 2, 2020
First Visit to Ethiopia (Part 2)
                The world is a very different place now, compared to 3 months ago, when I wrote Part 1 of the Ethiopian visit. Our...
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