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Engineering For Change (E4C) – 2017 Research Fellowships

E4C are reaching out with an opportunity for graduating engineering undergrads and graduate students who are involved in global development work. E4C launched a successful Research Fellowship ( https://www.engineeringforchange.org/welcome-to-e4cs-fellows/ ) in 2016 and are pleased to offer it again in 2017.   Research Fellows are part of the E4C Solutions Library Program ( http://solutions.engineeringforchange.org/about ) and E4C are actively […]

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Energy: Society and Practices Intensive course at the Durham Energy Institute

Monday 13 to Friday 17 February 2017 – Penthouse Suite, Collingwood College, Durham University   A unique opportunity to access energy analysis directly from experts across Durham University and the Energy Sector. Available to people within and outside Durham University and suitable for reflective practitioners, policy-makers, energy researchers in the private or community sectors.   For […]

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Solar-Works! first PAYG SHS provider in Mozambique

Solar-Works! first PAYG SHS provider in Mozambique

Posted by · on December 14, 2016 · in News · with 0 Comments

  On Thursday the 24th of November, Solar-Works! officially launched its inclusive solar services for off grid customers in Mozambique. The event marked the opening of the company’s first shop, warehouse and head office. The launch was attended by representatives of the national and local governments and various development organisations, including the Dutch Ambassador to […]

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EWB: International Volunteering Opportunities 2017

EWB have longer-term 6 to 12 month Placement programmes with opportunities to work on clean energy projects. These have a deadline of mid-January for those interested in applying. This is what they say about the scheme. Engineering capacity is not evenly distributed around the world. At Engineers Without Borders UK we provide technical support and […]

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Opportunity: Global Engineer Fellowships 2017 | Engineers Without Borders

There are some fantastic opportunities for UK undergraduates to participate in EWB’s Global Engineering Fellowships. The Deadline for applications are in Mid-January. Several of the opportunities being offered this year are in the clean energy sector. This is what EWB say about the scheme: Our Global Engineer Fellowships are a collaboration between our partners, practising […]

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UK Opportunity: Engineering for People Design Challenge from Engineers Without Borders

Our friends at Engineers Without Borders have announced this year’s Design Challenge. Read on to find out how to get your institution involved if you work or study in the UK. The Engineering for People Design Challenge is an award winning initiative delivered by Engineers Without Borders UK. The Challenge is embedded in undergraduate engineering […]

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Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition

Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition

Posted by · on November 23, 2016 · in News · with 0 Comments

Our colleagues from Energy4Impact have asked us to circulate a reminder about the Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition being supported by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) Ideas to Impact Programme and the Global LEAP Awards. This is a global competition aimed at spurring innovation in the emerging off-grid refrigeration market and advancing access to modern […]

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LCEDN Colleague Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury of UIU WINS “UN MOMENTUM FOR CHANGE 2016” IN COP 22 IN MARRAKESH, MOROCCO

The LCEDN is very proud to relay the news that our good colleague and friend Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury (Director, Centre for Energy Research, United International University) is among other “UN Momentum for Change 2016” Award Winners at CoP 22 in Marakkesh, Morocco. He is the team leader and principal investigator of the award winning research […]

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Decarbonising the Yucatan region of Mexico: Challenges, strategies and partnerships

A British Council Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop Mexico is energetically independent, but more than 80% of its energy supply is derived from fossil fuels. National laws and regulations in support of alternative forms of energy are very recent, with a fledgling nuclear energy industry and modest investments in wind (amidst land and social conflicts) […]

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