Tag Archives: Sustainable Energy

Smart Villages News 139 – A new era for farming?

Saturday July 8th, 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, Among the hundreds of enthusiastic youth-led projects on show at EDD the other week, one entitled ‘Making Farming Attractive To Young People Again’ stood out for me. It chimes perfectly… […]

Smart Villages News 132 – The Curse Of Brexit

Saturday May 27th, 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, Whilst I will not debate the rights and wrongs of Brexit, there is no doubt it has a devastating impact on renewable energy and off-grid issues. In the UK,… […]

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… […]

Smart Villages News 122 – Full Partnerships: The Only Way To RISE up?

Sunday March 12th, 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, By coincidence, in the week that World Bank launched its RISE report, Smart Villages also held our latest ECOWAS workshop in Togo. The topic was how to improve… […]

More applied research, news needed on off-grid ‘smart villages’

Monday June 22nd, 2015 - Smart Villages

Ed- How can science and research help bridge the gap in energy access for some 1.3 billion people living in off-grid communities worldwide? Anna gives her report after attending the Smart Villages Seoul Media Workshop. A potential solution lies in mapping on-ground activities of prototype ‘smart villages’ that use off-grid electrification solutions to deliver energy,… […]