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New book on hydropower dams in Asia and Africa

New book on hydropower dams in Asia and Africa

Posted by · on October 16, 2017 · in News · with 0 Comments

New book on hydropower published by Routledge: “Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building” Edited by Dr Giuseppina Siciliano and Dr Frauke Urban (SOAS, University of London)   Abstract: Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and socio-economic implications of large Chinese dams’ development in low […]

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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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Paid placement opportunity on Measuring Decentralised Energy, Community Energy Malawi

Placement on Measuring the Effect of Decentralised Energy: Social and Economic ‘Indicators of Impact’ in Malawi Three month placement to be negotiated between November 2017-May 2018 Field of activity Supported by in-country partner Community Energy Malawi (CEM) and The University of Strathclyde, Energy 4 Development team, there is an opportunity for a three month placement […]

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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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Call for Abstracts: Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium (RERIS) 2018

  Dear colleagues,   The Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) and the National University of Lesotho (NUL) invite you to participate in the call for abstracts of the second Africa-EU Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium (RERIS) 2018 23-26 January 2018, National University of Lesotho On occasion of NULISTICE 2018   Call for Abstracts Researchers […]

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IISD – Summary Report available for 3rd SEforALL Forum (New York 3-5 Apr 2017)

For those of us not able to be in New York for the Third Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) forum, the Summary Report from IISD provides a good overview:   IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for Environment and Development Negotiations www.iisd.ca IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for […]

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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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UK launches its major Energy Africa campaign

UK launches its major Energy Africa campaign

Posted by Jon Sumanik-Leary · on November 18, 2015 · in News · with 0 Comments

Reblogged from UKCDS. 26 OCTOBER 2015 The Department for International Development has launched the UK’s Energy Africa campaign. The campaign, which was formally started last week, aims to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of universal energy access by 2030 by focusing its efforts on Africa’s energy supply. Two out of three people living in Africa, […]

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Call for Abstracts (15 Nov) – Africa-EU Symposium on Renewable Energy Research and Innovation

University Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen, Algeria  /  8-10 March 2016   The symposium is a joint conference of the RECP, PAUWES and University Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen, providing a platform for Africa-EU renewable energy research dialogue and partnerships, and for the promotion of research support mechanisms and cooperation platforms.   Call for extended abstracts With […]

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SuperGEN Bioenergy Hub: A bioenergy research prospectus for Southern Africa

The SuperGEN Bioenergy Hub are pleased to present the report based around a workshop funded by the British Council which was held in South Africa in September 2014.  The workshop was organized by Dr Patricia Thornley of The University of Manchester and Prof. Emile van Zyl of the University of Stellenbosch.  Expert mentors included Prof. Jim […]

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