Open for applications: Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Good afternoon We are currently OPEN for applications for the Africa Prize for 2017/2018 and more information including eligibility and how to apply can be found here: – I also attach a poster (click here to download) to share with friends and colleagues and to note that we are particularly seeking female-led teams. We […]

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Boiling Point is looking for a new home: end of an era, start of the new?

Dear HEDON Members, As a supporter of the HEDON Household Energy Network we are writing to you about the future of the network and our publication Boiling Point. For 25 years we have sought to support the household energy sector by getting information out to people that need it, and connecting people throughout the world. […]

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Call for papers: LCEDN 6th Conference, 11-12 September 2017, Durham

Low Carbon Energy for Development Network Conference Durham, 11 & 12 September 2017 (St Aidan’s College, Lindisfarne Centre)   Theme: ‘Equity and Energy Justice’   Key Speakers – Rosie Day, Ben Sovacool, Vanesa Castan Broto, Joy Clancy, Simon Trace   Announcement and call for papers: The Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) began in […]

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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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IISD – Summary Report available for 3rd SEforALL Forum (New York 3-5 Apr 2017)

For those of us not able to be in New York for the Third Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) forum, the Summary Report from IISD provides a good overview:   IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for Environment and Development Negotiations IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for […]

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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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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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