Household Air Pollution (HAP) - the silent killer

By: Karima Hirji  on: Fri 31 of Oct., 2014 18:00 GMT  expires: Fri 20 of Nov., 2015 00:00 GMT  (242 Views)
20 November 2014- 11:00-12:30 IST. Colombo, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Sri Lanka

Clean Climate and Air Coalition (CCAC) and Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) together with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) are hosting a breakout-session at the Better Air Quality Conference in Colomba, Sri Lanka on November 20th, titled “Household Air Pollution – the silent killer”.

Biomass Waste-to-Energy Toolkit for Development Practitioners

By: Karima Hirji  on: Tue 14 of Oct., 2014 20:54 GMT  (385 Views)
This toolkit has been developed by SNVs REDD+ Energy and Agriculture Programme (REAP). With the purpose of supporting development practicioners this toolkit does not promote a one size fits all approach. But instead it provides practitioners a waste to energy project with a focus on the use of agricultural and forestry waste for the generation of electricity, by using technologies including combustion, gasification and anaerobic digestion.

Has your organization or company been involved in providing energy access in a relief setting? If so, we want to hear from you!

By: Karima Hirji  on: Tue 07 of Oct., 2014 15:10 GMT  expires: Sun 07 of Dec., 2014 00:00 GMT  (174 Views)
The SAFE Initiative (Safe Access to Fuels and Energy) is data mapping all energy access projects in humanitarian environments. Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) is a cross-sectoral issue that focuses on ensuring access to fuel and energy for cooking, heating, lighting, and powering for crisis-affected populations.

To be included in this public data map, please fill out the attached Excel spreadsheet. Then, please send all submissions to Aneri Patel at All submissions will be uploaded here:

Nigerian NGO, SMEFUNDS Reducing Indoor Air Pollution Through Clean Stoves

By: Karima Hirji  on: Tue 07 of Oct., 2014 15:02 GMT  (1269 Views)
Lagos, Nigeria, October 06, 2014, SMEFunds, a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Nigeria, has announced that its clean cookstoves programme will reach over one million women and households in Africa by 2015. The announcement was made during the ‘Indoor Air Pollution' event, organized on 25 September 2014, in New York, US, on the sidelines of the 2014 Climate Summit. SMEFunds, based in Lagos, Nigeria, works to end poverty in Africa through promoting safer and cleaner biofuel gel and cook stoves. Together with the Carbon Credit Network, SMEFunds works through the Kike Green Cook Stove programme, which focuses on spreading the use of clean cook stove technology as a substitute to charcoal, firewood and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) in Africa.

WLPGA to Host the LPG Village at World Gas Conference 2015

By: Karima Hirji  on: Wed 24 of Sep., 2014 10:31 GMT  expires: Mon 01 of Dec., 2014 00:00 GMT  (380 Views)
The World Gas Conference (WGC)
1-5 June 2015, Porte de Versailles convention centre, Paris.

MENA Clean Energy Forum 2014

By: Karima Hirji  on: Wed 27 of Aug., 2014 10:00 GMT  expires: Mon 08 of Dec., 2014 00:00 GMT  (2107 Views)
We are delighted to announce the upcoming MENA Clean Energy Forum which will be taking place in Dubai on 9 December 2014.

The MENA Clean Energy Forum will bring together stakeholders interested in investing, financing, developing and operating clean energy projects in the regions.

We have a number of speaking opportunities available and are currently accepting presentation proposals. For more information on speaking and sponsoring opportunities please contact: Vivian Peters on +44 (0) 20 3239 6776 or


Over $600,000 released to improve productivity of Senegalese businesses and benefit rural communities

By: Marcus Gayle  on: Tue 18 of Mar., 2014 10:21 GMT  (1125 Views)
Grant funding will be used to support thirteen Senegalese businesses in several sectors to enhance their productivity and boost economic activities through improved provision of energy.

Renewable energy powers rural Nepal into the future

By: Marcus Gayle  on: Tue 18 of Mar., 2014 10:00 GMT  (1178 Views)
The micro hydro initiative is meeting the energy needs of Nepal's rural communities and powering their economic development.

Pioneers of low-carbon, climate-resilient development share progress

By: Marcus Gayle  on: Mon 17 of Mar., 2014 19:01 GMT  (833 Views)
Governments from Africa and Asia that are shifting to low-carbon, climate-resilient development pathways will share their progress on 20-21 March at a meeting in Ethiopia organised by IIED and Echnoserve.

Caribbean biogas company to provide energy from waste to housing development in Jamaica

By: Marcus Gayle  on: Mon 17 of Mar., 2014 18:31 GMT  (1024 Views)
CaribShare, a social enterprise delivering energy-from-waste solutions has signed a contract to power a new housing development in Jamaica. The deal will help to strengthen the livelihoods of rural communities through sustainable waste management and clean energy generation.
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