MIT Center for Collective Intelligence’s Climate CoLab Contest Winner
International Development Enterprises India (IDEI) won the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence's Climate CoLab Contest on “Replacing diesel generation”. IDEI’s proposal on “Replacing diesel pump use for irrigation with Treadle Pumps” won both the 2012/2013 Judges' Choice and Popular Choice contest. Proposals of projects that lead to replacement of decentralized diesel energy generators with cleaner renewable alternatives were invited by Climate CoLab at MIT and IDEI’s proposal won amongst total 6 proposals submitted from different parts of the world. IDEI was invited to attend and present the proposal at the Crowds and Climate conference at the MIT campus on November 6 - 8, 2013.