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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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.


Monthly Call of the Energy Access Practitioner Network

News from WISIONS posted on February 11th, 2015

The WISIONS team will participate in the next monthly call of the Sustainable Energy For All's Energy Access Practitioner Network, which will take place on Thursday, 12 February 2015, at 9:00 am EST.Read moreMinimize

Together with members of the Hydro Empowerment Network, we will give a short presentation on "Micro Hydro and Decentralized Renewable Energy for Myanmar: A Practice-to-Policy Dialogue, Applying Lessons from Indonesia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka". This workshop took place in November 2014 and was funded by WISIONS. Find our SEPS page here: Micro Hydro for Myanmar: Practice-to-Policy Dialogue with Indonesia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka (SEPS 9).


The global Energy Access Practitioner Network was formed as part of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative by the United Nations Foundation. The network focuses on community-level electrification for productive purposes, incorporating specific market-based applications for health, agriculture, education, small business, communites and household solutions.


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