Digital Community Centers Stellar Ixq-Saq’e (SIS Centers)

In Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, New Sun Road is launching ten internet-enabled, solar-powered digital community centers. Stellar Ixq-Saq’e (SIS Centers) are named for three foundational pillars, Stellar ISTM (New Sun Road’s integrated system with remote monitoring and control) and the native language Q’eqchi’ words for woman (Ixq) and sun (Saq ́e). The SIS Centers will bring …

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In a Place with No Power and No Internet – Creating Women-Led Digital Community Centers 

In 2021, New Sun Road worked with communities in the Guatemalan highlands of Altavera Paz and established Women’s Leadership Committees (WLC) to support and operate Digital Community Centers (DCCs). With funding from Microsoft and USAID, New Sun Road installed 10 integrated PV systems, Stellar IS, to power and provide internet to establish the DCCs centers. For the people in these rural communities the results have been transformative.

Rural Electric Co-ops Leverage Microgrids for Improved Resiliency

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) annual meeting, held in Nashville, Tennessee, drew more than 9000 attendees from co-ops across the United States. New Sun Road’s Robin Milshtein made the trip to Music City and shared these highlights.

Digital Community Centers Guatemala

Quotes that inspire us on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day inspired New Sun Road team members to express the importance of gender equity in our work and to offer some motivating quotes that guide us as individuals. New Sun Road is a mission driven climate tech company focused on accelerating clean energy access for remote communities. Women hold up half the sky.

EVs and Puppies at Distributech 2023

Distributech International was held in “America’s finest city.” More than 16,000 attendees and 500 exhibitors from around the world gathered to showcase and discuss new technologies to move electricity from generation through transmission and distribution to the meter and delivering power to homes and businesses.

Michael Goldbach at the 2022 Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

Utilities Leveraging Microgrids to Build Resilience and Mitigate Wildfires

New Sun Road’s Chief Product Officer, Michael Goldbach, participated on a panel at the 16th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum alongside Andrew Mulherkar, Expert Product Manager, Microgrid Policy & Pricing Strategy at Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), and Peter Asmus, Executive Director, Alaska Microgrid Group.

Recapping 2022 with New Sun Road

As we look back on 2022, we wanted to express our appreciation for your support and assistance in advancing clean energy access. We have so much to celebrate.

New Sun Road Welcomes Robin Milshtein as Director of Business Development

We are thrilled to welcome Robin Milshtein as Director of Business Development. Prior to joining New Sun Road, Robin led the commercialization activity at the climate tech startup WindBorne Systems, where she was responsible for launching a data-as-a-service platform for improved global weather forecasting.

What is a Microgrid?

There is lots of talk about the importance of renewable energy and the stability of our electrical grid. But what is a Microgrid?