[act-ma] 10/11 Bringing Renewable Power to Nicaragua

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Thu Sep 27 08:23:41 PDT 2007

Bringing Renewable Power to Nicaragua

Speaker: Mathias Craig, Executive Director of blueEnergy

Time: 6:00p–7:00p

MIT Building 56-114

Come hear the story of Mathias Craig, who graduated with a master's 
degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2003 and co-founded a 
nonprofit, blueEnergy, that has brought wind power to 1,500 people in 
Nicaragua. Mathias was selected as a CNN Hero in 2007. Learn about the 
founding of blueEnergy, where Mathias and the group are today, and the 
challenges they faced along the way. Co-sponsored by the MIT Energy Club.

CNN Hero: Mathias Craig:


The MIT Pledge Effort is supported by Students for Global 
Sustainability, the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment, and the 
Technology and Culture Forum.

Web site: http://sustainability.mit.edu/Pledge

Open to: the general public

Sponsor(s): Students for Global Sustainability (SfGS), MIT Energy Club, 
The Technology and Culture Forum at MIT, Lab for Energy and the Environment

For more information, contact:
Christopher Sequeira
csequeir at mit.edu

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