Tag Archives: "2017"

Registration open: ‘Why the world needs anthropologists powering the planet’ symposium, 28-29 Oct 2017

An international conference exploring how energy professionals and anthropologists can cooperate to design and deploy energy innovations that alter the world for the better.   Keynote speeches from:   DONG Energy’s Benj Sykes (the leading offshore wind developer in the world), EDF Energy’s Sophie Bouly de Lesdain (a global leader in low-carbon energy, from generation […]

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Registration open: 9th Latin American Biogas Conference, 6-10 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina

9th edition of the Latin American Biogas Conference, 6-10 November 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina: RedBioLAC is a network of institutions involved in the applied research and advocacy of biodigesters for the treatment and management of organic waste, as a strategy for improving the wellbeing of the Latin American and Caribbean people. Since its inception in […]

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Registration open: The Central American Micro-Hydro Conference, 11-13 October 2017, Managua, Nicaragua

Electrification in remote rural areas continues to be a challenge in the Central American region. Once micro-hydro projects are completed, many power plants are managed and administered by community entities; working to guarantee access to energy at the local level, while facing a series of difficulties which threaten energy generation and limit the technical, economic, […]

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Registration open: Africagua 2017 Water & Renewable Energy Forum, Fuerteventura

Registration is open for the Africagua 2017 Water and Renewable Energy Forum, to be held on 6 & 7 November 2017 in Fuerteventura. Africagua is a leading biennial conference focusing on water and renewable energy challenges. It brings together public and private sectors, nations and business to address opportunities in West African countries. The Forum […]

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Full Conference Programme: LCEDN 6th Conference, 11-12 Sept, Durham

Dear all, We are delighted to announce the full programme for the LCEDN 6th Conference on Equity and Energy Justice, 11-12th September 2017, Durham – you can view this here. Registration for the conference is open until the deadline of Thursday 7th September at 13:00 GMT – please register here. With best wishes, the LCEDN team. […]

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Conference registration open: LCEDN 6th Conference, 11-12 September 2017, Durham

Low Carbon Energy for Development Network Conference Durham, 11-12 September 2017 (St Aidan’s College, Lindisfarne Centre)   Theme: ‘Equity and Energy Justice’ Key Speakers include – Rosie Day, Ben Sovacool, Vanesa Castan Broto, Joy Clancy, Simon Trace, John Loughhead The full programme includes speakers from South Africa, Chile, Bangladesh, Kenya, India, USA, Uganda, Malawi, Mexico […]

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Winning podcasts available: How to Change the World podcast competition, Royal Academy of Engineers

The winners of the How to Change the World Student Challenge podcast competition, organised by the Royal Academy of Engineers, have just been announced! – you can read the news story here  The How to Change the World Student Challenge at the Global Grand Challenges Summit 2017 saw over 150 students explore solutions to the National Academy of […]

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Call for participants to workshop on: Translating Clean Energy Research to Rural India , 4-8 September 2017, India

Call for participants to workshop on: Translating Clean Energy Research to Rural India Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton-Bhabha Fund, the British Council, the University of Edinburgh and IISER Pune will be holding a workshop on the above theme in IISER Pune, India on 4th – 8th September 2017. The workshop is […]

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Call for papers: UK – Kenya – South Africa Trilateral Workshop, 4-8 Sept 2017, South Africa

The Sir Joseph Swan Centre for Energy Research is organising the UK – Kenya – South Africa Trilateral Workshop on ‘Increased food security through improved postharvest systems using renewable and sustainable energy for rural communities’ at Stellenbosch, South Africa between 4-8 September 2017, and would like to invite ECR researchers to participate it. For further details, […]

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Call for speakers: Africa Power Workshop on Productive Power, 3 July 2017

Africa Power Workshop on Productive Power The economics of PAYG solar home systems (SHS’s) are relatively well known and these small systems can be used in a business environment to provide lighting for shops; work-places and indeed to charge small hand appliances such as cell phone charging businesses and barbers’ electric clippers. However, the economics […]

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