WISIONS of Sustainability
The main objective of WISIONS is to make clean energy a default solution for basic energy needs in developing regions, by helping local partners to identify successes and bring them to scale through regional networks, marketing and demonstration. Read more about WISIONS activities, goals and background.
SEPS Call 1/2015 – DEADLINE EXTENDED
News from WISIONS posted on March 19th, 2015
We are looking for projects that aim to implement, standardise or disseminate innovative and sustainable pico or micro hydro power (P/MHP) solutions to meet local energy needs. Background on hydro power issues and project examples can be found under Micro Hydro Power in our Technology Radar. Between 3 and 6 technical projects will be selected for support via a thorough validation procedure.
As in the last three calls, in addition to supporting technical project implementation, SEPS also supports knowledge exchanges within the target region that address the capacity-building of actors and organisations in the sustainable pico or micro hydro power sector.
The new deadline for the submission of applications is April 8 2015, 16:00 GMT.
Wind Empowerment Webinar
News from WISIONS posted on March 3rd, 2015
Guest speaker of this webinar will be Luiz Vila from the University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He will present a method which can be used to translate knowledge from the Wind Empowerment community into research and deployment projects, describe its different steps and use examples to illustrate its use.
More information on this webinar is available on Wind Empowerment’s website.
To register, please follow this link.
Micro Hydro Experts from South and Southeast Asia met in Bandung, Indonesia
News from WISIONS posted on February 13th, 2015
More than 30 participants representing various segments in the community hydro sector from 12 countries attended the gathering. The event addressed key areas that would support the development of the micro and pico hydro sector in the region. The objectives of this year’s gathering were to offer members a space for networking and knowledge sharing with each other in person, to reflect on what had been achieved, to formulate future objectives and to discuss how the network could be strengthened in the future. The participants also had the opportunity to visit projects and manufacturers to share the experiences of the Indonesian hydropower sector.
The event was hosted by AHB & AP Entec, coordinated by the organisational team of the HPNet and supported by the WISIONS initiative. A summarizing report will be published on the networks webpage soon.