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New book on hydropower dams in Asia and Africa

New book on hydropower dams in Asia and Africa

Posted by · on October 16, 2017 · in News · with 0 Comments

New book on hydropower published by Routledge: “Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building” Edited by Dr Giuseppina Siciliano and Dr Frauke Urban (SOAS, University of London)   Abstract: Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and socio-economic implications of large Chinese dams’ development in low […]

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Paid placement opportunity on energy & gender community development, IRADE India

Three Month Placement Opportunity with IRADE in India supporting the Development of a New Energy and Gender Community of Practice in India. The LCEDN are currently working with Energia on a collaborative programme around questions of gender within energy and international development research. As part of this work, we are supporting the development of a […]

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Request for your data of recently installed off-grid electricity plants ~ IRENA statistics database

To demonstrate the benefits of off-grid renewables, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is currently making a big effort to collect data about off-grid electricity production. This information will be included in IRENA’s statistics databases and publications and used in IRENA’s efforts to promote off-grid renewables. IRENA would be grateful if readers could send them […]

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Registration open: ‘Why the world needs anthropologists powering the planet’ symposium, 28-29 Oct 2017

An international conference exploring how energy professionals and anthropologists can cooperate to design and deploy energy innovations that alter the world for the better.   Keynote speeches from:   DONG Energy’s Benj Sykes (the leading offshore wind developer in the world), EDF Energy’s Sophie Bouly de Lesdain (a global leader in low-carbon energy, from generation […]

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Job opportunity: Senior Technical Energy Adviser, Practical Action UK

Practical Action UK is looking for a Senior Technical Energy Adviser to join the Practical Action Consulting (PAC) Team and work within the Energy Access team. As a senior member of PAC’s energy team you will be responsible for high-quality technical energy advice and inputs on energy access consultancy projects, with a focus on quantitative […]

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Registration open: 9th Latin American Biogas Conference, 6-10 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina

9th edition of the Latin American Biogas Conference, 6-10 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina: RedBioLAC is a network of institutions involved in the applied research and advocacy of biodigesters for the treatment and management of organic waste, as a strategy for improving the wellbeing of the Latin American and Caribbean people. Since its inception in […]

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Registration open: The Central American Micro-Hydro Conference, 11-13 October 2017, Managua, Nicaragua

Electrification in remote rural areas continues to be a challenge in the Central American region. Once micro-hydro projects are completed, many power plants are managed and administered by community entities; working to guarantee access to energy at the local level, while facing a series of difficulties which threaten energy generation and limit the technical, economic, […]

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Registration open ~ Smart Villages webinar on perspectives on energy justice, 29 Sept 2017

Webinar title: Perspectives on energy justice: views from the UK, India, and Myanmar Date: Friday 29 September 2017, 12:00 BST onwards. Register for the webinar here On 11-12 September, the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) held its annual conference on the topic of “Equity and Energy Justice” at Durham University, UK. As a […]

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Submissions open ~ Ashden Awards 2018

Submissions open ~ Ashden Awards 2018

Posted by · on September 26, 2017 · in News · with 0 Comments

Ashden Awards 2018 Ashden is seeking entries for its 2018 International Awards, the world’s leading green energy awards. The charity wants to hear from trailblazing sustainable energy enterprises and programmes from developing countries and emerging economies that are increasing access to sustainable energy.   There is a new Sustainable Energy and Health Award recognising organisations […]

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Job opportunity: Research Fellowship in decentralised energy systems/digital economy at University of Edinburgh

A 16-month Research Fellowship opportunity is available in the social anthropology department at the University of Edinburgh, as part of an EPSRC funded project on decentralised energy systems and the digital economy in East Africa. Full details about the Fellowship and details on how to apply can be viewed here. The research fellow will join a […]

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