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

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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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An Exclusive Interview with IEEE Foundation Chief Canine, Bruno McDonald

Our special guest today is Bruno, who is the Best Friend of John McDonald, the IEEE Foundation 50th Anniversary Chair. Bruno has recently been appointed as: The IEEE Foundation 50th…

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IEEE Smart Village Invests in the Well-being of Farmers in Turkana, Kenya

In the far northwest corner of Kenya, you will find Turkana County, one of the poorest counties struggling to provide adequate food for both humans and animals. Located in equatorial…

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