In 2015, The UN reached a major milestone by releasing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals SDGs for 2030 which Ban Ki Moon (the General Secretary at the time) called “humanities’ Plan A” as there was no Plan B “because there is no planet B” .
Sol is 7 years old. Her name means “Sun”. And it felt like some kind of poetic justice that my first solar project as a volunteer started in a school in rural Peru with Sol, or the “Sun”, following me
SAIT Electrical Engineering Students getting ready to embark on a volunteer based project in Peru with a goal of installing a PV systems in one of the remote off-grid communities. Last year our group has made a successful trip
Mery and Gamaniel live in a rural community high up in the Peruvian Andes. Although the grid has been next to their home for twenty years, they have never had electricity. When the sun was down they cooked and worked
Eager to get involved in the Calgary community and build on education gained in the classroom, the SEDV Society reached out to various local organizations, including Calgary-based non-profit, Light Up the World (LUTW), to determine what opportunities were available. Upon
“A picture is worth a thousand words”… Imagine a video! Please enjoy this video that one of the students of NAIT Alternative Energy Program put together after they travelled to Peru with LUTW. What an inspiring experience! https://bit.ly/2Q9MhWE Thank you all for your
Travelling in Peru, I had several incredible experiences that have inspired me to finally pick up the (ahem, keyboard) again. From surfing in Lima and eating ceviche by the beach to hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, this was