Solar Fridges and Personal Power Grids: How Berkeley Lab is Fighting Global Poverty

3/25/2013; 89 minutes

Scientist discuss the recently launched LBNL Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies (LIGTT) at Berkeley Lab. LIGTT is an ambitious mandate to discover and develop breakthrough technologies for combating global poverty. Explore fuel efficient stoves for clean cooking, the ultra-low energy refrigerator,
the solar OB suitcase: A low-cost package of the five most critical biomedical devices for maternal and neonatal clinics and the UV Waterworks, a device for quickly, safely and inexpensively disinfecting water of harmful microorganisms.

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