Empowered by Light

Empowered by Light (EBL) is a non-profit dedicated to improving lives through renewable energy technologies. EBL was formed in 2011 by a group of individuals knowledgeable and passionate about clean, renewable energy and committed to proving to the world that developing countries can leapfrog decades of fossil fuel infrastructure development by using renewable energy today. Building on the success of powering schools across the Western Province of Zambia with donor funded solar lights and energy systems, Empowered by Light plans to design, build and test a new model that demonstrates the long term sustainability of solar powered micro grids in developing countries.

Recent Grantee News


Rex Grantee Transforms African School, Village With Solar Power

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We’re very pleased to share this update from recent grantee Empowered by Light about its work in Zambia: We are currently installing a 10kW solar-powered micro grid at the headquarters of Conservation Lower Zambezi (CLZ), a conservation education center located several hours south of Lusaka in the Chiawa Game Management Area of Zambia.  CLZ provides environmental […]