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Apply to REvolutionaries: The Steve Sawyer Memorial Award!

The “REvolutionaries: The Steve Sawyer Memorial Award” recognises the contributions of young pioneers of renewable energy in developing countries, in honour of the life’s work of Steve Sawyer. Winners work in the frontiers of the renewable energy revolution in their respective countries, in the public sector, private sector or civil society. They have the potential […]


Wind stories (video): Wind-water pumping in Argentina

A video that 500rpm put together showcasing their last year’s wind-water pumping activities! During 2019 we implemented the Project: “Improvement and diffusion of the water pumping system with wind energy and electronic control. Solutions for rural residents of the Patagonian steppe of Argentina.” The objective that we share between # Fundación500RPM and # LCA-UNSL (Laboratory […]


WETanzania2020 postponed

Wind Empowerment Official Statement April 15th 2020 As a precautionary measure taken in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Wind Empowerment (WE) board members have decided to postpone the Conference in Dodoma, Tanzania to next year in 2021. This decision has been taken to ensure the health and well-being of participants considering the COVID-19 situation […]