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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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2nd LCEDN Post Now Advertised. Research Associate – Network Manager at Durham University

The LCEDN is looking to appoint a Research Associate – Network Manager to be based at Durham University in the Department of Anthropology. Closing Date : 28th March 2017 Job Ref: 005267 Contract Type: Full Time and Fixed Term currently until 31 May 2018. Please note this position is a 14 month fixed term post […]

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Call for papers for a special issue on the uptake and diffusion of solar power in Africa (in Energy Research & Social Science)

Edited by Robert Byrne, Ulrich Hansen, James Haselip, Ivan Nygaard and David Ockwell The very first special issue (SI) published in ERSS was on “Renewable Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Contributions from the Social Sciences” (Vol. 5), covering a range of energy issues and technologies, setting out the broad agenda for social scientists conducting research on […]

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