Introducing the Mk.X Prototype

We would like to introduce you to Tom, the Alpha 311 Mk.X prototype. As you can see in the video it is lighter and easy to retrofit onto any lighting column or pole. As soon as we got it installed it started to generate energy! We will learn so much from this prototype – what […]

How do we address energy poverty?

“Imagine the world at night as seen from space. I am sure many of you have seen this picture, but every time I see it, I am reminded of one of the most important issues of our day — energy poverty. The United States is brightly lit. Africa is dark. So is much of the rest […]

There’s no such thing as ‘free’ energy

Well, that isn’t exactly true. You can provide energy for free, but it doesn’t mean that there aren’t costs associated with the generation of it. When we started Alpha 311, our initial intention was simply to provide enough energy to power a highway streetlight without cost. We wanted to save local authorities this expense (and […]