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New Opportunities at Practical Action

Practical Action is about to embark on both the second phase of the Moving Energy Initiative (http://practicalaction.org/moving-energy-initiative-launch), which they are working on with GVEP, UNHCR, NRC and Chatham House, and preparation of the next edition of their flagship publication, the Poor People’s Energy Outlook (http://policy.practicalaction.org/policy-themes/energy/poor-peoples-energy-outlook).   They are looking for one or two people with […]

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Position Available: Energy Markets Advisor (UK based)

Practical Action consulting (PAC) is seeking an international energy markets adviser to join their energy team, which has a strong track record in delivering innovative projects and undertaking strategic research and consulting assignments in the areas of policy development, economics and technology as well as the social and regulatory aspects of energy access provision. PAC […]

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Facebook Enter the Off-Grid Access World: High Level Energy Access Technical Programs Lead Required

Facebook are looking to hire an energy access expert. This is the text from their ad. Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the […]

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Ten Posts Available: Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences

Pan African University PAUWES Institute – Become a Pan-African Professor! The Pan African University (PAU) Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (including Climate Change) (PAUWES) is located on the campus of the University of Tlemcen, Algeria. In partnership with the Algerian and German government, the PAUWES Institute offers graduate students access to leading academic teaching, […]

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NEW HELPDESK REQUEST: Extent of Evidence Relating to Impacts of Household Solar

 Objective of work: To help DFID assess the extent of evidence relating to the impact of household solar energy in order to inform DFID’s decision to undertake either a Rapid Evidence Assessment or a full Systematic Review.   Description of work: A senior academic expert in household solar energy is required to produce an annotated […]

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DFID are Recruiting for an Infrastructure Advisor

DFID are looking to increase their capacity to provide advice, technical assistance and deliver programmes around the developing world. As part of this they maintain a pool of experienced development Infrastructure professionals that they can call upon to fill permanent and fixed term positions. They are currently seeking to appoint to this pool.   Further […]

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Short Term Contract Opportunity:  Market Assessment Research Assistant/Instructor

Wind Empowerment have been contracted by the Scottish Government to carry out a market assessment for small wind turbines in Malawi in partnership with Community Energy Malawi. This will be carried out between December 2015 and March 2016 and will involve a week long training and planning session in Malawi with Community Energy Malawi staff. The […]

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Exciting new energy consultant roles at Practical Action Consulting

Practical Action Consulting (PAC) has two new exciting roles within its energy team:   Senior Energy Consultant We’re looking for someone who can use their knowledge of energy access and energy technologies to lead PAC’s UK energy team in developing project proposals, managing projects and delivering high quality consultancy.   For more information on the […]

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Postdoctoral Fellow: Developing and Implementing Smart Grids in India

Eindhoven University of Technology School of Innovation Sciences: Technology, Innovation & Society Group has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Fellow: Developing and Implementing Smart Grids in India 0,7 fte, 4 years Vacancy ID: V39.2368 Starting date: December 1st, 2015 This position is embedded within a project funded by NWO under the call “Social Responsible Innovation”. […]

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UKCDS are Hiring: Research and Policy Officer

It’s a Research and Policy Officer role, paying £32k, with excellent benefits and a great office at the Wellcome Trust. UKCDS sits right at the intersection of research and international development, so the post holder could end up working on anything from financial inclusion through satellite tech, to designing research programmes on the politics of […]

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