Submit Content
Get the latest delivered to your inbox
Privacy Policy

Solar Electric Light Fund

The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) is a Washington, DC based nonprofit working to eliminate energy poverty by using solar power in developing countries to assist in economic, education, health and agricultural development. SELF has pioneered innovative applications of solar power for drip irrigation, health care services, online distance learning, and micro-enterprise development. Since 1990, SELF has completed projects in 20 countries, making it a leader among non-governmental organizations implementing practical, cost-effective solar power solutions in the field. For more information, please visit www.self.org.

    Solar Electric Light Fund Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development Image

    POSTED 

    05-09-12

    Solar Electric Light Fund Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

    The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the

    Solar Electric Light Fund Launches "Energy Is A Human Right" Campaign Image

    POSTED 

    02-01-12

    Solar Electric Light Fund Launches "Energy Is A Human Right" Campaign

    The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit working to eliminate energy poverty through the use of solar power, today announced that it is launching “Energy is a Human Right,” a campaign to provide a voice to the nearly 1.5 billion people around the world living witho...

    Solar Electric Light Fund Commitment at United Nations Private Sector Forum to Expand Energy Access to World's Rural Poor Image

    POSTED 

    09-20-11

    Solar Electric Light Fund Commitment at United Nations Private Sector Forum to Expand Energy Access to World's Rural Poor

    The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a Washington, DC-based nonprofit working to eliminate energy poverty through the use of solar power, today made a commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All initiative to scale-up its "Whole Village" development model, an integrated approach ...

    Jonathan W. Postal Appointed to Solar Electric Light Fund Board of Directors Image

    POSTED 

    08-16-11

    Jonathan W. Postal Appointed to Solar Electric Light Fund Board of Directors

    The Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF), a Washington, DC-based nonprofit working to eliminate energy poverty and combat climate change through the use of solar power, today announced the appointment of Jonathan W. (J.W.) Postal to its board of directors. Mr. Postal is a founder of Main Street Power...

    Solar Electric Light Fund logo

    Solar Electric Light Fund

    Solar Electric Light Fund

    Join today and get the latest delivered to your inbox