Tag Archives: off-grid

Smart Villages News 125 – Brooklyn Calling

Sunday March 19th, 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, Only a couple of weeks to go to SEforALL’s Forum in Brooklyn New York and I do hope that of all the conferences on offer many of you can… […]

Smart Villages News 121 – Coal Raises Its Head Again

Saturday February 18th, 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, TERI’s recent report on the future of India’s energy sector and the important role renewables could play has created quite a stir this week across the whole spectrum of… […]

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRFAMtVPi_g 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 it is located in a rural, urban, or peri-urban area. In this webinar, we’ll bring together experts who have worked in Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia,… […]

Smart Villages News 112 – The news you don’t hear

Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 - 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, In yet another week dominated by President-elect Trump’s decisions on key political appointments that could affect U.S. and world energy policy, we’ve tried to look deeper for positive stories… […]

Smart Villages News 110 – East Africa Still A Beacon

Saturday December 10th, 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, The Smart Villages Initiative kicked off its global programme in East Africa two years ago. Even though many of us had previous experience of the region through the B4FA… […]

Smart Villages News 104 – Consumers are king?

Thursday October 20th, 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, A couple of stories this week remind us of the old adage – Consumers are king – and the effect this is starting to have on the maturing off-grid sector…. […]

Smart Villages News 103 – Smart Village seeds starting to grow

Thursday October 13th, 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, Encouraging news this week on Smart Villages itself from both ends of the spectrum of our activities. Firstly, within a day of launching our Off-grid Energy Challenge for West… […]

Smart Villages News 101 – Better punchlines, bigger hitters needed for renewables!

Thursday September 29th, 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, Within 24 hours this week, I listened to both the U.S. presidential debate and a BBC radio phone-in on fracking. In the former, it struck me that with jobs and… […]

Off-grid 100: One year on, is off-grid high enough on the SDG radar?

Thursday September 22nd, 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, One year on from the SDGs we see a fair number of countries signed up, lots of activity on the water, education and gender fronts, but in our opinion still… […]