IEEE Smart Village

Empowering energy impoverished communities by delivering sustainable electricity, educational services and enterprise development.

IEEE Smart Village

IEEE Smart Village (ISV) provides sustainable energy and access to educational and entrepreneurial opportunities in energy-impoverished communities around the world. By bringing together engineers, educators, volunteers, and donors, seed funding and expert guidance is provided to in-community entrepreneurs who develop and sustain clean, renewable energy systems, implement impactful community-based education programs, and operate viable enterprises. The three-pillar approach of ISV is energy + education + entrepreneurship = community transformation.

IEEE Smart Village (ISV) provides sustainable energy and access to educational and entrepreneurial opportunities in energy-impoverished communities around the world. By bringing together engineers, educators, volunteers and donors, seed funding and expert guidance is provided to in-community entrepreneurs who develop and sustain clean, renewable energy systems, implement impactful community-based education programs, and operate viable enterprises. The three-pillar approach of ISV is energy + education + entrepreneurship = community transformation.

190+

projects incubated worldwide

6,000+

PV solar panels installed

1.35+

million people in people in 18 countries lives transformed

IEEE Smart Village News

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16 February 2024 Marks the First IEEE Foundation Day Celebration

A note from Ralph Ford, President of the IEEE Foundation Board of Directors: On 16 February, 1973, what started with the goal to further the scientific and educational purpose of…

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#IEEEGivingTuesday Breaks a New Record with US$178,000+ in Donations

Each year, the strength and generosity of the IEEE and IEEE Foundation community continues to grow; and 2023 was no exception. Nearly 550 donors generously gave a combined US$178,000 on…

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IEEE Smart Village Supporting Underserved Communities

IEEE Smart Village (ISV) is a unique program within IEEE. ISV provides seed money with the intent to empower  people through productive use of technology, expanded educational opportunities and enterprise…

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