News 2010

Sunlabob’s Solar Lantern Rental System catches world's attention

As exemplified by the article dated 23/02/10, the Solar Lantern Rental System (SLRS) has received a lot of attention lately, from local and international partners. This shows the interest in this technology and promises a bright future for Sunlabob's system.

Below is a summary of the conferences and workshops where the SLRS has been presented towards the end of 2009 and the beginning of 2010:
  • Selected to feature in a UNDP comparative analysis of energy service delivery models for expanding access for the poor (case studies to be published soon).
  • 2nd International Scientific Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” (Athens, Greece, Oct 2009)
  • MIT Global Startup Workshop 2010 (Reykjavik, Iceland, Mar 2010)
  • World Bank/Department of Electricity Solar Lantern Workshop (Vientiane, Laos, Nov 2009)
  • UNESCAP Bazaar of Ideas (Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 2009)
  • Singapore Business Federation, Product-led Economy Seminar (Singapore, Dec 2009)