Milestones

  • 2011  -- The Business of Humanity® project is established through funding from the Beall Family Foundation.
     
  • October 2013 – The Business of Humanity® Conference, “Energizing Low-Income Communities: The Promise of DC Technology,” is held in Prague, Czech Republic. 
     
  • June 2014 – The Hillman Foundation Opportunity Fund awards an $800,000 grant for the development of DC power projects in the Pittsburgh region. Half of the funding is committed to the Homewood project.
     
  • Summer 2015 – Partnerships are reached with our partners in India
     
  • Winter & Spring 2016 – Groundbreaking of greenhouse site in Homewood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
     
  • April 7 -9, 2016 – Business of Humanity® Conference entitled; "Energizing Human and Economic Development: Leveraging the Power of DC Technology."
     
  • Spring 2016 - Complete construction of Off-Grid DC-Powered bioshelter laboratory in Homewood, PA