Blog: Five Quick Questions series

5 Questions: Joe Butchers discusses Community Scale (Micro) Hydropower Solutions in Nepal

11 October 2018

In this “5 quick questions” blog we introduce community micro hydro and talk to Joe Butchers (pictured in Nepal) who is a PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering at Bristol University. Joe’s research focuses on understanding both the technical, social and economic aspect of micro-hydro in Nepal, in order to improve the reliability and sustainability of systems.

Micro-hydro or community scale hydro is a renewable energy solution which goes back a long time not least...

Solar Home Systems, the Internet of Things and life in Rwanda. - A brief conversation with Iwona Bisaga, University College London

19 March 2018

Here, we continue this series of ‘Five Quick Questions’ blog posts, where we share some of our conversations with researchers and practitioners who are specialising in issues related to Low Carbon Energy and International Development, and introduce the people we meet and the issues they are concerned with or curious about. If you are doing some interesting new research or if you would like to recommend someone you think we should ask Five Questions to, please contact us. ...

Five Questions: Solar Waste? A brief conversation with Declan Murray, University of Edinburgh

23 January 2018
Five Quick Questions Series

One of the most interesting things about working for the LCEDN is undoubtedly the many conversations we hold with researchers and practitioners who are currently grappling with all manner of issues related to Low Carbon Energy and International Development. In this new series of ‘Five Quick Questions’ blog posts, we want to share some of these conversations, introducing you to the people we meet and the issues they are concerned with or curious...