Smart Villages webinar, 11 August 2016: 'Women & energy entrepreneurship: Business models for off-grid energy and social impact, Part II'

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The webinar can be viewed here . Women are central to successful business models for off-grid energy in developing countries – whether they are founding micro enterprises, building small, medium, and large businesses, or are the consumers choosing the best energy sources for their household. In...

From growth to green investment diagnostics

Author(s) : Spratt, S; Pueyo, A; Bawakyillenuo, S; Osiolo, H. H. Publication date : 29 July 2016 Publication type : Working paper Abstract : The need to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy systems is now broadly accepted, and our understanding of how different policy mechanisms can support...

Model for Renewable Energy Based Agroprocessing Technology Transfer

Author(s): Ndirangu, SN, Kanali CL, Mutwiwa UN, Kituu Gm Publication date: 4-6th May 2016 Publication type: Conference Proceedings Journal: 2016 Annual Conference on Sustainable Research and Innovation Abstract: The term technology transfer has been viewed different by different writers and...

Smart Villages webinar, 18 July 2016: 'Addressing energy governance: Questions of scale and scope'

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The webinar can be viewed here . This webinar brought together researchers working on energy governance issues from a range of projects funded under two different DFID initiatives. These initiatives are the EPSRC/DFID/DECC funded Understading Sustainable Energy Solutions (USES) programme whose 13...

Solar PV and solar water heaters in China: Different pathways to low carbon energy

Author(s) : Urban, Frauke; Geall, Sam; Wang, Yu Publication date : 7 July 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Abstract : This review paper examines pathways towards solar energy in China by examining two different solar energy technologies,...

Smart Villages webinar, 30 June 2016: 'The big chill: Off-grid cooling for water, refrigeration, spaces, and more…'

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The webinar can be viewed here . Cooling is crucial in off-grid villages throughout the developing world: water, refrigeration for vaccines, cooling for Maasai cheese, and even spaces, whether for productive uses of energy (cold chains for fish or agricultural / dairy products) or homes and...

Embodied Energy of Fired Bricks: The Case of Uganda and Tanzania

Author(s): Hashemi, A. & Cruickshank, H. Publication date: 25-27 August 2015 Publication type: Conference Proceedings Journal: 14th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies Abstract: This paper evaluates the embodied energy of fired/burned bricks as one of the major...

Neoliberal energy transitions in the South: Kenyan experiences

Author(s) : Newell, Peter; Phillips, Jon Publication date : 2 June 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Geoforum Abstract : What is the relationship between the direction and form of an energy transition and the political economy within which it is embedded? This paper explores how the...

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