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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Relaunch of the "Hydro Empowerment Network" website

News from WISIONS posted on April 2nd, 2015

The Hydro Empowerment Network, which has been supported by the WISIONS initiative since 2013, has recently relaunched their website. It now includes more detailed information on research and exchange activities, along with many photos and other material, as well as a news blog.Read moreMinimize

The Hydro Empowerment Network aims to facilitate knowledge sharing between actors in the field of micro hydro power in South and South East Asia to reach the goal of achieving the broader standardisation and dissemination of micro hydro power in these regions.

The relaunched website is available here: hpnet.org


SEPS Call 1/2015 – Micro Hydro Power in Southern and South East Asia

News from WISIONS posted on March 19th, 2015

Our first SEPS call in 2015 will focus on micro hydro power (P/MHP) technologies in the region of Southern Asia and South East Asia. This call is linked to the activities of the Hydro Empowerment Network, which is supported by the WISIONS initiative. Applications from both non-members as well as members of the network are welcome.Read moreMinimize

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 deadline for the submission of applications is April 8 2015, 16:00 GMT.

Find further information on the application process and criteria here, along with the application forms.


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.


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