Latest Awards and Recognitions
October 2011: EGG-energy selected as one of 8 investment targets by the Africa Enterprise
Challenge Fund’s Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Change window
September 2011: EGG-energy invited to participate as one of 16 exceptional social enterprises
to the Entrepreneur Fast Pitch Sessions
April 2010: William James Foundation Socially Responsible Business Plan Competition
Richard Heinberg Sustainability Prize (1st Place)
Africa Prize sponsored by the Salesforce.com Foundation (Finalist)
Summer 2009: HBS Social Enterprise Summer Fellowship Grants
April 2009: Harvard Business School Business Plan Contest (1st Place)
EGG-energy in the News
EGG-energy quoted by co-founder and Director of Corporate Development Alla Jezmir in this Wall Street Journal piece about MBAs taking jobs with a social mission.
EGG-energy featured as one of the Opportunity Green Business Conference’s 25 finalists.
Nice Article on Fast.CoExist.
EGG-energy and CEO Jamie Yang are featured in the Sunday edition of the New York Times’ business page.
EGG-energy was invited to present at the 2011 SOCAP conference in San Francisco.
EGG-energy was presented at the SADC-Europe solar energy research symposium, Malawi, 26-28 July, 2011.
EGG-energy participated in a Radio France Internationale broadcast dedicated to renewable energy in Africa. Podcast available in French at http://www.rfi.fr/emission/20110712-2-afrique-heure-energies-renouvelables-suite
EGG-energy featured as a Sustainable Product Innovation by the Duke University Center for Sustainability and Commerce
EGG-energy was invited to participate in the Energy Panel of the Inaugural Africa 2.0 conference held at MIT’s Sloan School of Business.
EGG-energy featured by National Geographic’s Great Energy Challenge blog as a solution to feed the world’s energy poor. http://www.greatenergychallengeblog.com/blog/2011/03/09/how-to-feed-the-worlds-energy-poor/
EGG-energy invited to present at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (Abu Dhabi).
EGG-energy gave a talk at TEDx42nd street in NYC.
EGG is blogged about as being part of a larger trend towards a subscription economy.
Jodie Wu ’09 and Jamie Yang PhD ’08 selected as 2010 Echoing Green Fellows
Big Ideas as Echoing Green Announces 2010 Winners | Social Entrepreneurship | Change.org
YouTube – Echoing Green 2010 Fellow – Jamie Yang, EGG-energy
Jamie Yang | Echoing Green
EGG-energy was prominently featured in MIT President Susan Hockfield’s speech for the Institute’s 144th Commencement held June 4, 2010.
Escale Responsable – EGG-energy Interview:
Start-Ups Win With Plans to Displace Disposables – NYTimes.com
William James Foundation Socially Responsible Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony – Press Releases on CSRwire.com
What’s Shaking in Africa? 8 Amazing Projects You Want to Know About – Planet Green
Why For-Profit Clean Power Products In the Developing World Matter: Cleantech News «
EGG Energy Creates Battery-Sharing Program for Developing Nations – Planet Green
EGG Energy: The Netflix of Batteries for the Developing World: Cleantech News «
Tweeted about by Tim O’Reilly
Netflix-Style Approach To Supplying Batteries In Developing World | Gizmodo Australia