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Developing World

Research dedicated to solving the toughest energy and energy-enabled challenges facing communities in the developing world

Assembling a solar-powered irrigation system from Khethworks Credit: Tata Center

The MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design supports research and entrepreneurship for solutions that improve quality of life and sustainably meet people’s needs for energy, water, and other vital resources in the developing world.

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A bipartisan message of clean energy progress

In the face of global challenges, leading women in energy and climate convene at the C3E 2017 Clean Energy Symposium.

No more blackouts?

New framework guarantees stability of microgrids that supply local power in developing countries.

Biomass torrefaction: Tapping the hidden value of farm waste

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