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Our mission is to empower individuals and communities to transform the production and use of energy so that it effectively enables sustainable development. Read more about WISIONS activities, goals and background.

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Recordings of RedBioLAC Webinars No 4 and No 5

News from WISIONS posted on September 10th, 2019

RedBioLAC hold two informative webinars on 31 July and 28 August. Both recordings have been published now and are now open for watching online and are hold in Spanish language! Read moreMinimize

Webinar No 4 from 31 July ( see RedBioLAC Webinar on "Biogás en la producción de café" July 28th, 2019) on the use of biodigesters in coffee production. The slides can be found here!


Webinar No 5 from 28 August ( see 5th RedbioLAC Webinar on 28th August 2019! August 16th, 2019) on "Case studies for the implementation of anaerobic biodigestion in the Argentinian poultry sector"! The slides can also be found here!


Domestic Scale Biodigester Online Course by CIBiogás and RedBioLAC

News from WISIONS posted on September 4th, 2019

In preparation of the 11th RedbioLAC Annual Conference in Cuba, CIBiogás and RedbioLAC, with the support of Wisions of Sustainability and Green Empowerment, offer the Online Course on Biodigestors at the Domestic Scale.Register here!Read moreMinimize

English Version

Prior to the 11th RedbioLAC Annual Conference in Cuba ( see News from 6 August) RedBIOLAC, CIBiogás and with support of WISIONS, created this online course. The objective of the course is to lean about dimensioning, construction, materials, installation, energy use of biogas, production and application of biodigesters. 

In this course you will receive various contents for reading, videos, forums for exchange and evaluative activities. All in all the course will last about 60 hours and will demand about 1 month of participation. Please hold in mind, that the course will be hold in Spanish! 

Costs: $130 USD 

More information and registration, please follow this link to the CIBiogás course portal!

Attention: For those who are going to attend to in the dual course (online and face-to-face) of the RedBioLAC Annual Conference in Cuba 2019, registration must be done directly on the events website: www.encuentroredbiolac.org

Spanish Version

Antes de la 11ª Conferencia Anual de RedbioLAC en Cuba (ver Noticias del 6 de agosto) RedBIOLAC, CIBiogás y con el apoyo de WISIONS, crearon este curso en línea. El objetivo del curso es aprender sobre dimensionamiento, construcción, materiales, instalación, uso energético del biogás, producción y aplicación de biodigestores. 

En este curso recibirás diversos contenidos para lectura, videos, foros de intercambio y actividades de evaluación. En total, el curso durará unas 60 horas y requerirá un mes de participación. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que el curso se impartirá en español! 

Costes: 130 USD 

Para más información e inscripción, por favor siga este enlace al portal del curso de CIBiogás!

Atención: Para aquellos que vayan a asistir al curso dual (en línea y presencial) de la Conferencia Anual de RedBioLAC en Cuba 2019, la inscripción debe hacerse directamente en el sitio web del evento: www.encuentroredbiolac.org

Third Mini-Grids Webinar Series Edition Announcement

News from WISIONS posted on September 3rd, 2019

The Mini-Grids Webinar Series 2019 by the Hydro Empowerment Network (HPNET) will hold again a public webinar on Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 2:00 pm CEST! The topic will be on "Mini-Grid Sustainability: Transitioning to Enterprise-based Micro-Hydropower"Register here!Read moreMinimize

Collective research and hindsight within the Hydro Empowerment Network reveal that the long-term sustainability and impact of hydro mini-grids is dependent on how well the project is run as a viable and inclusive enterprise. This webinar - the 3rd in the series- will feature mini-grid practitioners in South and Southeast Asia who are leading the transition from grant dependent to enterprise based micro and mini-hydropower projects.  The webinar will present: 

  • The Linkage between enterprise-based approaches and long-lived hydro mini-grids;
  • Best practices to transition from grant-dependent to local social enterprise models, based on micro hydro experience in Nepal, Malaysia, and Indonesia; 
  • Solutions to scale their efforts to more micro hydro communities, including how to make better use of funding resources that currently go toward grant-dependent projects. 
Presentations will be followed by a Q/A session open to all participants. 


Risha Piya: Programm Specialist at Winrock International in Nepal. 

Ayu Abdullah: Co-Founder and Regional Director for Southeast Asia at Energy Action Partners. 

Iskandar Kuntoadji: Founder of IBEKA, the People Centered Business and Economic Institute, Indonesia. 

More information about the vita of the speakers can be found on Energypedia!

Moderator: Ranisha Basnet

Thematic Discussant: Dipti Vaghela, Co-Founder and Manager of HPNET

Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 2:00 pm CEST

More information on Energypedia!

Register here for the Webinar!

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