Stories from students working to improve energy access

Student Blog

Energy Access Through Wind Turbines: My Experience With IBEKA

Connor Johnston shares his experience working with IBEKA in Indonesia.

January 10, 2020

Njeri Kara: Energy for Development in Zambia

Njeri Kara shares with us her experience working in Zambia

November 11, 2019

Merle Nye: Getting a Handle on the Nigerian Solar Market

Merle Nye spent his summer interning at M-Kopa in Lagos, Nigeria.

October 11, 2019

Yating Li: Demand Assessment and Productive Use in Sierra Leone

Yating Li shares her experience working at Power Leone in Sierra Leone this summer 2019.

September 5, 2019

Alicia Oberholzer: Using Storytelling to Share Solar Sister’s Impact

Alicia Oberholzer is one of the 4 students that received funding from the Energy Access Project this year for her summer internship. She is sharing her experience as a communication intern at Solar Sister through this blog post.

June 7, 2019

Alex Weck: Engineering Solutions

Alex Weck spent the summer of 2018 in rural Indonesia as an energy engineering intern with Institut Bisnis dan Ekonomi Kerakyatan (IBEKA).

April 11, 2019

Ian Ferguson: Improving Nepal’s Mini-Grid Technology

Ian Ferguson spent the summer of 2018 conducting research on the challenges communities face in building, operating, and maintaining mini-grid technology in Nepal.

February 11, 2019

Thomas Lutken: Mapping Energy Infrastructure

Thomas Lutken spent the summer of 2018 in India to conduct a survey and map energy infrastructure in the rural regions of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, India.

December 11, 2018

Aashna Aggarwal: New Experiences, Perspective

Aashna Aggarwal spent the summer of 2018 as junior associate at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva, Switzerland.

October 11, 2018