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Through the Lens: Energy Access Stories from Rwanda: An Exhibition by Iwona Bisaga in London

Through the Lens: Energy Access Stories of Solar Home System Users in Rwanda. A photography exhibition (by Iwona Bisaga (UCL)) This project aims to give voice to those relying on off-grid solar systems for electricity by engaging with end-users and households through a series of energy mapping discussions and participatory photography. 20 households have taken […]

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Energypedia Mini-grid Webinar Series – What happens when the national grid arrives?

Energypedia’s second in the series of Mini-Grid Webinars will be focusing on what happens to mini-grids when the National Grid arrives. An issue which has been discussed repeatedly at recent LCEDN events. Information from Energypedia. Grid interconnection of micro/mini hydro mini-grids: What happens when the national grid arrives? Thursday, 1 June 2017 at 2:00 p.m. […]

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Next Smart Villages/LCEDN Webinar: A breath of Fresh Air: What Next for Clean Cookstoves? Tuesday May 30th.

A breath of fresh air: What’s next for clean cookstoves? Tue, May 30, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM BST Our next joint webinar with Smart Villages takes place today. Please sign up via the link at the bottom of the page.  It promises to be a fascinating and challenging session with lots of different […]

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Webinar: Breaking Down Silos: What does linking renewable energy, energy access and energy efficiency really look like?

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), is hosting a no-cost webinar on breaking down silos and what linking renewable energy, energy access and energy efficiency really looks like. Breaking Down Silos: What does linking renewable energy, energy access and energy efficiency really look […]

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(Senior) Energy Technical Adviser Role at Practical Action

Practical Action Consulting (PAC) have an exciting new position available which may be of interest to LCEDN members. As a lead member of PAC’s energy team you would be responsible for senior technical energy advice and inputs on energy access consultancy projects, including managing and delivering key energy high-quality technical consultancy in the international energy […]

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Scholarships: Pan African University – Deadline Approaching

The PAU (including PAUWES, PAU’s Water And Energy Institute) has a number of full scholarships available for study during the next academic year. Calls for scholarship applications are issued and widely disseminated by the Rectorate and students apply online. The second stage of the process is handled at the level of the Institutes who establish […]

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Colleagues, Those of you working on food-energy-water nexus issues may well be interested in this research day at Loughborough University on the 22nd May: Water Research Day and Relaunch of ‘Changing Environments and Infrastructure (CEI)’ Global Challenge 9.00 am – 4.00 pm 22 May, 2017 Location: Desmond Penrose Atrium, Stewart Miller Building   As you […]

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Funding competition: energy catalyst round 5 – Innovative UK organisations can apply for a share of £13 million to address the global need for clean, affordable and secure energy

The Department for International Development (DFID), the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest up to £13 million in innovation projects to address the global need for clean, affordable and secure energy. The aim of the Energy Catalyst competition is to support […]

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A Stakeholder Workshop: Blueprinting District-Level Energy Officers in Malawi

The LCEDN was privileged to take part in this workshop with Community Energy Malawi, the University of Strathclyde, GAMOS, Mzuzu University, Lilongwe District Council at the beginning of March 2017. The Government of Malawi is committed to implementation of District Energy Officers (DEOs) to be working in all 28 Malawi districts by 2020, however the roles […]

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New Position: Area Director,  Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University

The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University is hiring for an Area Director focusing on global energy access. Please see the official job posting at and below.   Position Summary:  This position will lead a university-wide program on increasing access for energy in rural populations across the globe, design program research and policy […]

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