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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Meet the WISIONS Team at the Indo-German Dialogue on Green Urban Practices in Chennai, India

News from WISIONS posted on February 22nd, 2017

The WISIONS team will participate in the Indo-German Dialogue on Green Urban Practices, which will take place from 9 – 11 March 2017 at the Campus of the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, Chennai, India.Read moreMinimize

The Indo-German Centre for Sustainability in cooperation with the Wuppertal Institut will facilitate this first Indo-German Dialogue on Urban Green Practices in Chennai.

The symposium serves as a platform to bring together selected people from academia, grassroots activists, environment entrepreneurs and policy makers for a dialogue about the role and potentials that socially innovative individuals and citizens initiatives have in the sustainability transition of cities. 

Central to the Dialogue is to utilize the interactive group facilitation method “Collaboratory”, aiming at engaging relevant actors in a collective visioning process around “big” social challenges. 

The Dialogue is sponsored by the Heinrich Böll Foundation India and IGCS, held in collaboration with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany.


Review: WEPatagonia2016

News from WISIONS posted on December 29th, 2016

Last month saw Wind Empowerment's successful third annual Conference in Cutral-Có and Bariloche in the south of Argentina. Read moreMinimize

Wind Empowerment's third annual conference was organised by the municipality of Cutral-Có together with INTI. It consisted of various working group sessions, during which innovative projects and new ideas were demonstrated and discussed. The second part of the event comprised a field visit to several small wind turbines installed near Bariloche.

A detailed review (including numerous photos) is available on Wind Empowerment's website. A comprehensive conference documentation is now available here.



RedBioLAC: Successful Annual Conference in Costa Rica

News from WISIONS posted on December 1st, 2016

Last November saw the successful and productive 8th annual conference of the RedBioLAC network, which took place at the IICA headquarters in San José, Costa Rica. The event was organised in cooperation with Asobiogás and was once again supported by WISIONS.Read moreMinimize

The conference format entailed not only presentations and discussions among network members on the latest developments in the field of biogas, but also two two-day training courses on basic and industrial biogas technologies, field visits and a biogas fair.

Every year RedBioLAC’s event attracts more than 100 international visitors and participants and serves as a platform for promoting biogas technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean.

All the conference and workshop materials are available online at REdBioLAC’s website (in Spanish) here.

A video summary of this year’s conference is available on RedBioLAC's Facebook page here, as well as a variety of photographs from the event here.


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