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I recently attended an interesting workshop on renewable energyRenewable energy is power generated from infinite sources, such as wind or solar power. Conventional energy is generated from finite sources, such as natural gas or fossil oil. and gender.  This was not a workshop to celebrate women, nor an opportunity to pull out the lobbying placards […]

Last Sunday was a great moment for the German football nation. They walked out of the Marcanã Stadium as the new Champion of the world. And I might be biased as I am German, but this was an impressive sporting moment. And yet, one question remains to be answered; an event like this – that […]

Tofu is a popular ingredient of people’s diet all over the world. But have you ever wondered how their energy production footprint is in – let’s say – Indonesia? Well, there is potential for change. Energy is so manifold linked to different areas of our daily lives like food, health, or water and far more […]

It seems that our energy landscape has been changing drastically since the US found new natural gas reserves on their ground. Since then the pros and cons of fracking have kept the world in suspense and we witnessed a shift in international political relations between the big gas providers and consumers. Renewable energiesRenewable energy is […]

GVEP has carried out a week of specialised training sessions on business and project management for 20 entrepreneurs interested in exploiting and developing the Pico Hydro sector across Rwanda. The training sessions held in Muhanga-Southern Province were successive to those previously carried out last year and focused on equipping participants with finance and business skills […]

You may remember hearing about Ann Makosinski from Victoria, Canada who won the 15-16 Age Category prize in the Google Science Fair in 2013. She developed a flashlight powered solely from the heat of the human hand, eliminating the need for batteries. Her design features the use of Pelletier tiles which produce energy when heated […]

 

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