CITRIS Foundry | New Sun Road
CITRIS Foundry is the University of California accelerator for founders building deep technology startups. We bring extensive experience at the leading edge of university-driven innovation and entrepreneurship to guide startups and institutional partners in bridging the gap from lab to market.
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New Sun Road

About This Project

New Sun Road produces modular, smart microgrid systems designed to deliver reliable and renewable electricity and internet infrastructure to underserved communities in the developing world. With more than 1 billion people left in the dark by traditional infrastructure, New Sun Road is building “bottom-up” power systems through their proprietary microgrid architecture and live monitoring tools. New Sun Road deployed their first pilot system in Uganda in the summer of 2015 and won a competitive Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative grant in 2016.