National Geographic Announces First Terra Watt Prize Winners

Posted by Chad Lipton
Jun 13, 2014 5:15 PM ET

The Great Energy Challenge Energy Blog

National Geographic helped advance the cause of sustainable energy for off-grid communities by crowning the winners of the Terra Watt Prize — the first competition of its kind — on June 11 in Washington, D.C. As torchbearers for cleaner, safer, and cheaper energy alternatives for the global poor, co-champions Mera Gao Micro Grid Power (MGP) and EGG-energy Tanzania Limited (EGG) beat out over 50 other teams to split $250,000 in grant money to implement their winning ideas.   Continue reading on The Great Energy Challenge Energy Blog.