Webinars

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September 2017 Webinar: Perspectives on energy justice

      29/09/2017
On 11-12 September, the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) held its annual conference on the topic of "Equity and Energy Justice" at Durham University, UK. As a follow-up...

Scaling up distributed renewable energy for healthcare in India

      31/08/2017
This month, Smart Villages and LCEDN are partnering with Power for All to bring you a webinar about the nexus between universal healthcare (SDG3) and universal electricity access (SDG7). As...

Off-grid but online: ICT in the last mile

      26/07/2017
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 internet...

Webinar: Reaping the benefits of energy access: Gender, policy, and practice

      22/06/2017
In this webinar, we'll be joined by several speakers who will speak about their experience with gender & energy policy and practice in the context of rural development. We'll be...

Webinar: A breath of fresh air: What’s next for clean cookstoves?

      30/05/2017
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...

      16/03/2017
In this webinar, we will focus on the needs of displaced people and refugees - whether internally displaced, asylum seekers living in camps, or other situations. What are their energy...

February webinar: Healthy villages are smart villages: Health, energy, and development

      16/02/2017
Healthy villages are smart villages - places where people can live healthy lives with longer lifespans, fewer childhood illnesses and deaths, and greater well-being. In this webinar, we will think...

Growing smart villages: Agriculture and energy for development

      19/12/2016
70% of the world's poor live in rural areas. Many of them rely on agriculture for their incomes. Equally, many of them lack access to energy. But what if they...

Going off the grid: Disaster, resilience, and off-grid energy

      22/11/2016
When disaster strikes, a community's ability to respond and recover is tested, whether it is affected by a flood, an earthquake, a drought, a tsunami, or a hurricane, and whether...

Scaling up gender: Women in off-grid energy business models and supply chains

      13/10/2016
Please join our webinar on October 13th 2016 at 12 noon UK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2397829628857963521

Women & energy entrepreneurship: Business models for off-grid energy and social impact, Part II

      11/08/2016
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...

Addressing Energy Governance: Questions of Scale and Scope

      18/07/2016
This webinar brings 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...

The big chill: Off-grid cooling for water, refrigeration, spaces, and more…

      30/06/2016
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...

Energy entrepreneurs: Business models for off-grid energy & social impact

      18/05/2016
Business models for off-grid energy remain one of the most fascinating--and challenging--topics, particularly for entrepreneurs working in the developing world. In this webinar, we will hear from several entrepreneurs who...

Failure & off-grid energy access: Why failure matters to development

      20/04/2016
"Failure" - the word usually carries a negative connotation. But for entrepreneurs, policymakers, and NGOs working to provide energy access to people in the "last mile", failure can actually provide...

Off the beaten path: rural energy & remoteness

      09/03/2016
Far-flung islands in the South Pacific and treacherous terrain in the Himalayas: both pose enormous challenges for rural development and energy. In this webinar, we’ll gather experts who will tell...

Interview with Dr Scott Watkins

      09/06/2015
Dr Scott Watskins speaks about perovskites: absorbing materials can be used in an organic solar power. They act as the light absorbing part of the cells but can also transmit...

Introduction Webinar

      12/05/2015
“Energy is a prerequisite for sustainable rural development” - UNESCO Smart Villages pitches its vision for rural communities with the aim of developing villages primarily in the areas of education,...