The Society for Technology & Action for Rural Advancement (TARA) has implemented 30 KW decentralized solar-based micro grid models in 20 remote villages of Bihar and UP in India. This video explains how Schneider Electric solar hybrid inverters Conext XW+ provide a robust, scalable and reliable solution for off-grid villages.
For every young person who becomes homeless there is an average net expenditure of almost $15,000 per person per year on health and criminal justice services, says the lead researcher of a new study on youth homelessness in Australia. Click for the video.
Watch this video to learn about the Dallas Public Library's wide-ranging efforts to engage the community's homeless population by providing support and resources as well as "street view" podcasts, coffee and conversation sessions and music and photography programs.
Paul Howard from Community Solutions and Dave Lopez from Swords to Plowshares talk in this brief video about the problem of finding housing for homeless vets and how the Homelink platform developed by Palantir Technologies helps them match veterans to housing faster.
Named after a former mayor of Portland, Oregon, the award-winning Bud Clark Commons is an innovative service center designed to provide stability to Portland's homeless. From the vulnerability assessment tool used to prioritize placement of individuals to energy-saving rooftop solar panels and greywater recycling, you'll learn more in this HUD case study.