Smart Villages webinar, 31 August 2017: 'Scaling up distributed renewable energy for healthcare in India’

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The webinar can be viewed here . This month, Smart Villages and LCEDN partnered with Power for All to deliver a webinar about the nexus between universal healthcare (SDG3) and universal electricity access (SDG7). As a follow up to our February webinar, “Healthy villages are smart villages”, we...

Smart Villages webinar, 26 July 2017: ‘Off-grid but online: ICT in the last mile’

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26 July 2017, 14:00 GMT onwards. Webinar topic: ‘Off-grid but online: ICT in the last mile’. The webinar can be viewed here ICT is clearly a game changer both for on-grid and off-grid areas of the world. With smartphones, people in remote, “last mile” areas are increasingly gaining access to the...

Imagining renewable energy: Towards a Social Energy Systems approach to community renewable energy projects in the Global South

Author(s) : Cloke, Jonathan; Mohr, Alison; Brown, Ed Publication date : 29th June 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Energy Research & Social Science Abstract : Rural community energy projects in the Global South have too frequently been framed within a top-down technologically-...

Smart Villages webinar, 22 June 2017: 'Reaping the benefits of energy access: gender, policy and practice'

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22 June 2017, 14:00 GMT onwards. The webinar topic was ‘Reaping the benefits of energy access: gender, policy and practice’. The webinar can be viewed here In this webinar, we were joined by several speakers who spoke about their experience with gender & energy policy and practice in the...

Green investment diagnostics for Africa: what are the binding constraints to investment in renewables in Kenya and Ghana?

Author(s) : Pueyo, Ana; Spratt, Stephen; Bawakyillenuo, Simon; Osiolo, Helen Hoka Publication date : June 2017 Publication type : Report Summary : The vast potential of renewable energy is failing to be realised in many African countries, in spite of the many pledges made by donors and...

Smart Villages webinar, 30 May 2017: 'A breath of fresh air: What's next for clean cookstoves?'

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The webinar can be viewed here . Clean cookstoves have made great strides in recent years, helping to solve the huge challenge of indoor air pollution, the fourth biggest health risk in the developing world. This is an urgent task: 1.9 million people die each year around the world from exposure to...

Energy and Development: The Political Economy of Energy Choices

Author(s) : Brown, Ed; Cloke, Jonathan Publication date : 17th April, 2017 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Progress in Development Studies The full article can be viewed here .

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