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.

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Wind Empowerment Webinar

News from WISIONS posted on March 3rd, 2015

The Wind Empowerment network is hosting a webinar on how to translate the ideas from the Wind Empowerment community into research and deployment projects. It will take place on Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 5:00 pm GMT (11:00 am EST / 2:00 pm ART). Read moreMinimize

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

The second annual gathering of the Hydro Empowerment Network of South / Southeast Asia (HPNet) took place from 2nd - 6th February 2015 at TEDC in Bandung, Indonesia.Read moreMinimize

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. 

Results of the Practice-to-Policy Dialogue on Micro Hydro Energy for Myanmar

News from WISIONS posted on February 12th, 2015

The event entitled “Micro Hydro and Decentralised Renewable Energy for Myanmar: Practice-to-Policy Dialogue, Applying Lessons from Indonesia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka”, was successfully held in Myanmar from 24th – 28th November 2014. Read moreMinimize

Lessons learned from practical experiences were offered by policy and practitioner experts from Indonesia, Nepal and SEvent Videori Lanka to a wide and interested audience. More than 70 participants attended, ranging from representatives from the Myanmar national and regional governments, to members of the civil society, science and media sectors. 

Links to the proceedings and a video, which together provide a good summary of the event and its key outcomes, can be found here: Event Proceedings, Event Video

A media video can be found here.

The event is part of the SEPS exchange activitivity Micro Hydro for Myanmar: Practice-to-Policy Dialogue with Indonesia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka (SEPS 9)and was hosted by the Renewable Energy Association of Myanmar (REAM) and the Hydro Empowerment Network.

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