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Scholarships: Pan African University – Deadline Approaching

The PAU (including PAUWES, PAU’s Water And Energy Institute) has a number of full scholarships available for study during the next academic year. Calls for scholarship applications are issued and widely disseminated by the Rectorate and students apply online. The second stage of the process is handled at the level of the Institutes who establish […]

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Research contract funding available: GOGLA solar system socio-economic impacts project

The Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) is inviting researchers to tender for an opportunity to conduct research for a project entitled ‘the Socio-Economic Impact of Solar Systems – Leveraging Pay as You Go Data and Customer Interactions to Assess Impact’. Please refer to the summary below, and to the attached files for detailed information:   GOGLA is […]

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Funding opportunity: Chatham House – Africa Academy Fellowship

Chatham House – Academy Africa Fellowship https://www.chathamhouse.org/academy/fellowships/africa Access to sustainable energy – governance, incentives and capacities needed to achieve it SDG 7 commits the world to achieving “affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” by 2030. International donors have enthusiastically embraced this agenda with high-profile schemes such as ‘Energy Africa’ and ‘Power Africa’. Yet […]

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Mobile for Development Utilities – Innovation Fund Now Open

DFID have recently announced the opening of their Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund This fund aims to test and scale the use of mobile services to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. The fund was launched in June 2013. In two phases of funding, grants have been competitively awarded […]

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Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Catalyst Funding

Africa Catalyst is offering grants of £35,000 to Professional Engineering Institutions (PEIs) in sub-Saharan Africa working in partnership with the engineering research, policy and business communities in the UK and sub-Saharan Africa. The Academy is seeking a wide range of short pilot projects to run between mid-December 2016 – mid-June 2017, with the intention to […]

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Global LEAP 2016-17 Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition Launches

The 2016-17 Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition (A joint initiative of Global LEAP, USAID, U.K. Department for International Development & Power Africa) has recently been launched. (From the Competition Website) The Emerging Off-Grid Refrigeration Market Refrigerators hold unique potential to unlock economic and social progress for the billions of un- and under-electrified people globally. Access […]

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DFID Announce Tendering Process for Transforming Energy Access Programme Coordination

DFID has just announced that the call to competition for delivery of the services under the Transforming Energy Access Programme is now open on the DFID supplier portal (https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/) accessible by searching for under Ref. 7621 All competition and supplementary documents are available on the portal. Expressions of Interest to Negotiate are invited with the […]

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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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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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Innovate UK announce Energy Catalyst round 4 Funding – now jointly funded by DFID.

The Energy Catalyst (from the Energy Catalyst site). The aim of the Energy Catalyst is to speed up the best of UK innovation at all development stages. It helps businesses progress their innovations to commercial readiness. Innovate UK, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) […]

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