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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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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.

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. 

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