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ASA 2016 Panel: Energy Citizenships and Prospects for Low Carbon Democracy

There are a number of panels at the forthcoming Association of Social Anthropologists conference being held in Durham in July 2016 that will certainly be of interest to the LCEDN community. For example Panel 6, convened by Ben Campbell, to be held on the morning of the 7th July, is entitled ‘Energy Citizenships and Prospects […]

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Newton-Bhabha India UK Advanced Training School – Optimal Design and Control of Smart Community: New Ideas for Off-Grid Communities (November 2016)

Under the India-UK Advanced Training Schools (IUATS) scheme offered within the Newton Fund, with the funding from the British Council and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) the India-UK Advanced Training School will be held during 7-17 November 2016 in Gujarat, India. The IUATS is being coordinated by Dr. Francisco Gonzalez-Longatt (Loughborough University, U.K.) […]

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Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures | Tuesday 3 May: Clean Power For All

The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures at the University of Sheffield is organising a Session entitled Clean Power for All on Tuesday 3rd May. Sustainability isn’t just about scientists. Hear guest speakers from Sheffield Renewables and SolarAid discuss the work of their respective charities and their plans for the future. The event is free, open […]

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Global Energy Access Frontiers: LCEDN 2016, Fri, May 6, 2016 in Edinburgh | Eventbrite

Decentralized energy networks and systems are at the frontier of energy access innovation in sub-Saharan Africa and south-Asia, where electricity grids are often unbalanced, unreliable or unavailable.  Against the backdrop of the UK Government’s support for research on global energy challenges (from the Global Challenge Fund to DFID’s Transforming Energy Access Programme), the Low Carbon Energy […]

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Second Smart Villages/LCEDN Webinar: Failure & off-grid energy access: Why failure matters to development (Wednesday April 20th)

Wed, Apr 20, 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM BST We had around 100 people attend our first webinar. Our second in the series tackles the difficult question of failure in energy projects. Too often “Failure” – the word usually carries a negative connotation that project developers, NGOs and academic researchers may not want to […]

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Clean Energy Solutions Center | Towards Energy Access in India: The Role of End-user Engagement around Quality Lighting Solutions

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is hosting a no-cost webinar on the recent developments in scaling energy access in rural India, focusing specifically on the role of end-user engagement. The webinar will showcase IFC’s experience and lessons learned […]

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Call for Papers: The Socio-politics of Nexus Thinking (RGS, August/Sept 2016) – Abstract Deadline

Call for papers: The Socio-politics of Nexus Thinking: Tyrannies of Scale and Security in Low Carbon Transitions The RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2016, London, 30 August – 2 September 2016. Sponsored by the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network Session convenors: Ed Brown (Loughborough University) Ben Campbell (Durham University) Jon Cloke (Loughborough University) Alison Mohr […]

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Upcoming Clean Energy Solutions Webinars

You are invited to attend the following free webinar training opportunities being offered through the Clean Energy Solutions Center and its partners. Additional information on all upcoming webinars, as well as recordings of previously held webinars, can be accessed at https://cleanenergysolutions.org/training. --------------------------------------------------------- ***Towards Energy Access in Mozambique*** 15 December 2015 9:00 a.m. EST | 3:00 […]

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Webinar: 17 Nov 2015. Tools to Facilitate Mini-grid Deployment

17 November 2015 9:30 a.m. EST | 3:30 p.m. CET Check your local time. Register now. Get more information. The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network is hosting a no-cost, webinar-based training on mini-grid tools and resources that can be useful for practitioners during the planning, […]

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