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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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African Bioenergy Opportunities Workshop: Sheffield 16th November

African Bioenergy Opportunities Workshop Date: Wednesday 16th of November Time: 12pm-5pm Location: Inox, University of Sheffield This event will provide an opportunity to learn more about bioenergy opportunities for UK researchers and businesses in sub Saharan Africa. There will be presentations from bioenergy researchers of their current work and ideas for implementation, which will be […]

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Durham Energy Institute Masterclass: Context and Challenges: 31 October to 4th November 2016

Held at Durham University this four and a half day course brings together leading experts to assess today’s energy challenges in different contexts. From global geo-histories of energy and energy transitions to human eco-biology and resource engineering, we look at energy from a range of different perspectives. With presentations from leading experts at Durham University, […]

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Next Smart Villages/LCEDN Webinar: Scaling up gender: Women in off-grid energy business models & supply chains

In August, we held a successful webinar focusing on women and entrepreneurship in off-grid communities, with views from Solar Sister, Ajima Farms Ltd, Power4All, and Kopernik. For our next webinar, we will hear from off-grid companies, including Frontier Markets, PEG Ghana, among others, on how they have scaled up inclusiveness and integrated gender into their […]

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Call for Papers: SAMSET Accra Ghana June 2017: Strategies for sustainable energy transitions in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana and University College London – Energy Institute are jointly organising a conference on the theme “Strategies for sustainable energy transitions in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa” in Accra, Ghana from June 19-20, 2017. The conference is part of the project called “Supporting Sub-Saharan African Municipalities […]

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International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC), September 30th, Nairobi

The 3rd edition of the International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC) will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on 30th September and 1st October 2016. The Conference is being organized by IRENA in partnership with the Kenya Ministry of Energy & Petroleum and the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE). In parallel with the Conference, […]

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Supergen Bioenergy Conference, March 2017, University of Manchester: Call for Papers closes 16th September

The SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub has been funded by the EPSRC to bring together the academic, industrial and policy communities to focus on sustainable bioenergy development. In March 2017, they are running an international bioenergy conference which will showcase and connect the best of the UK’s bioenergy research internationally as well as bringing together the full […]

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Rewriting the Textbook for African Power Utilities – September 15th, London

Fast growing countries in Africa often have national electricity grids that are stressed financially and technically in ways that do not satisfy some traditionally used assumptions and methods. There is a need in some cases to create new methods and theories to deal effectively with design, operation, and upgrading of these systems. Participants are invited […]

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