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 …
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.
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.
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.