Tag Archives: off-grid communities

Smart Villages News 128 – They Came And They Were Heard

Thursday April 6th, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, I’m writing this editorial at the end of the SE4ALL Forum in Brooklyn. The highlights are covered by the top stories – a raft of launches including the Global… […]

October 2016 webinar: Scaling up gender Women in off grid energy business models supply chains

  In August, we held a successful webinar focusing on women and entrepreneurship in off-grid communities, with views from Solar Sister, Ajima Farms Ltd, Power4All, and Kopernik. (http://e4sv.org/events/women-energy-e…) In our current webinar, we will hear from off-grid companies, including Frontier Markets, PEG Ghana, among others, on how they have scaled up inclusiveness and integrated gender… […]

Smart Villages News 108 – Once unthinkable now unstoppable?

Saturday November 19th, 2016 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, No, that’s not the US media reflecting on President Elect Donald Trump, but a quote from outgoing on climate change action, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the slightly… […]

Our Week at ACEF2015

Friday June 19th, 2015 - Smart Villages

This week Smart Villages has been attending the Asian Development Bank’s 10th Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila. More than 1,000 people are participating in this meeting, representing local energy cooperatives, national utilities, NGOs, energy entrepreneurs, financing, regulation and many more sectors. Project co-leader Bernie Jones said: It has been great to see how much… […]

Inaugural media workshop in Kigali

Wednesday November 12th, 2014 - Smart Villages

On who better to test the concept of Smart Villages  than journalists living and working in East Africa? We put this reasoning into practice in our first media workshop, held over two intensive days in mid-November in Kigali. The results were fascinating and the enthusiasm for our belief that access to energy can and will transform… […]