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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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Webinar: Addressing Energy Governance: Questions of Scale and Scope (July 18th)

Our next Webinar with Smart Villages is taking place on Monday July 18th between 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM BST This webinar brings together researchers working on energy governance issues from a range of projects funded under two different DFID initiatives. These initiatives are the EPSRC/DFID/DECC funded Understading Sustainable Energy Solutions (USES) programme whose 13 […]

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Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop | 24-27 October 2016, Goiânia, Brazil

The expansion of new frontiers for renewable energy: effects, conflicts & alternatives for populations in spaces of socio-environmental vulnerability Under the Newton Fund Researcher Links Scheme (British Council with the Research Support Foundation of the State of Goiás, FAPEG) the University of Strathclyde and the Federal University of Goiás will be holding a workshop on “The […]

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Our Next Webinar with Smart Villages: The big chill: Off-grid cooling for water, refrigeration, spaces, and more

Come and join us on Thursday June 30th for our next webinar with Smart Villages. The topic this time is ‘The big chill: Off-grid cooling for water, refrigeration, spaces, and more… ‘ Thu, Jun 30, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM BSTS Cooling is crucial in off-grid villages throughout the developing world: water, refrigeration for […]

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June 27th Webinar: The Energy Diaries: How the Rural Poor Buy, Use and Think About Energy: AnyMeeting

Arc Finance, supported by Microfinance Opportunities under the USAID-funded Renewable Energy Microfinance and Microenterprise Program (REMMP), are organizing a webinar on June 27th to present the findings from the innovative Energy Diaries project, which analyzed energy usage, spending, access and decision-making at the household level in three different villages in India. Based on analysis of […]

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Energy Catalyst Round 4 Project Partner Brokerage Event Tickets, Mon, 4 Jul 2016 at 09:30

The Knowledge Transfer Network, in partnership with Innovate UK and DFID, will be hosting a brokerage event to bring together energy innovators and organisations with expertise in developing country energy issues – the purpose being to help applicants develop relationships and proposals that are more relevant to the energy access needs of people in Sub-Saharan […]

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