Yale Himalaya Initiative

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Harnessing Himalayan Sun: Building a Functioning Solar Ecosystem in Nepal to Improve Livelihoods

March 4, 2016

Eli is the Director of Operations at SunFarmer, a non-profit that installs solar energy in hospitals, health clinics, and schools in the developing world. Eli, in his current role, leads efforts to expand to new markets in the Himalayan and Southeast Asian regions. In his talk, Eli focuses on overcoming the barriers to wider adoption of solar energy in Nepal, with specific examples drawn from SunFarmer projects, as well as applications to the broader Himalayan region.

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