Category: Videos

An agricultural technology transition has taken root in Northern Ghana

An agricultural technology transition has taken root in Northern Ghana

The beginnings of a transition from traditional to a new technology of yam cultivation is underway in Ghana, the second largest producer of the staple crop after Nigeria. The traditional practice is noted for its labor intensity and low land productivity. It requires reserving about 30% of the yam harvested for replanting, depriving most low […]

Beginner-friendly tutorial on how to build a solar power system

Beginner-friendly tutorial on how to build a solar power system

For local entrepreneurs, tinkerers, makers, school teachers — anyone who wants to practice being part of the sustainable solution to community energy problems: Here is a popular beginner-friendly tutorial on how to build a solar power system. One commentator, Kom Akopia, describes the short video as “…the first out of a million videos that explains […]

Building a 3.5kWh DIY Solar Generator – Start to Finish

Building a 3.5kWh DIY Solar Generator – Start to Finish

For local energy transition actors: This video provides an in-depth look at the process involved in collecting and assembling the battery pack along with the choice of components and some testing. For more information including a disclaimer, click the SHOW MORE link below the descriptive text. A follow-up video provides helpful answers to the most […]

Rethinking Renewable Energy with Professor Susan Krumdieck

Rethinking Renewable Energy with Professor Susan Krumdieck

Professor Susan Krumdiek, founder of the Transition Engineering movement, was recently interviewed by Jordan and Antoinette of Happy Films. She is the thought leader and source of inspiration for a growing interdisciplinary community of practitioners and sustainability advocates working to downshift contemporary society’s exposure to fossil fuel supply and climate change risks. In her view, […]