WISIONS of Sustainability
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.
HPNETs Review of 2019 and outlook for 2020!
News from WISIONS posted on January 27th, 2020
In this edition HPNET reviews stories and activities from 2019, covering a broad variety of events, exchanges and stories. Here is a short overview about all the activities:
- Regional Exchanges with Green Empowerment, gathering with practitioners and Deep Dive Workshop with WISIONS at ACEF in Manila.
- Bilateral Exchanges between different micro hydro practitioners all over Southeast Asia - from Malaysia to the Philipines, Indonesia and even further- to create partnerships and knowledge exchanges!
- In-country exchages in several countries in Asia to advocate and promote micro hydro technology within the countries!
- 2019 Mini-Grid Webinar Series, hosted by WISIONS and Energypedia, focusing on thematic solutions for advancing micro-hydro power. All Webinars can also be accessed here: HPNET Webinar Series
- the Hidden-No-More story series about female change makers engaging in hydropower! Stories about couragoues women with ambitions to overcome gender barriers!
- Micro Hydro Toolkit: A set of technical knowledge exchange tools for hydropower practitioners supported by WISIONS!
Our first newsletter for 2020 is out now!
News from WISIONS posted on January 20th, 2020
highlights in this edition
- WISIONS New Year Greetings and review of our work and the progress made in 2019 in terms of supporting the successful consodilation and development of the Partnerships and Networks and continuing to pursue the global energy transformation agenda!
- A concludding summary and recording of the WISIONS Webinar Series 2019 last edition on the topic "Developments of Biodigester Technology in Latin America and the Carribean" with insightful inputs from RedBioLAC and Green Empowerment.
- New Release of a Biodigester Manual Handbook by the international biodigester expert Jaime Martí with attached download.
- Assessment of wind power opportunities in Nepal, final report of Biogas workshops in Costa Rica and research by one of our research fellows on "Rural electrification with household wind systems in remote high wind regions".
New Year Greetings Newsletter of Wind Empowerment
News from WISIONS posted on January 13th, 2020
Wind Empowerment offers in this newsletter an informative overview about partner projects, collaborative projects, Wind Energy working groups and the next Wind Empowerment Conference!
In this edition you can find stories and information about:
- Next International Wind Empowerment Conference 2020 in Tanzania.
- Wind Stories from an hybrid off-grid system in a city park in Berlin
- Building up an Energy Community in Athens
- Projects by 500rpm in Patagonia under the "Program for Rural Development with Wind Energ" by UNDP
- Collection of the latest wind energy papers and studies
- Presentation of two collaborative exchange projects with WISIONS in Argentina and global rural areas