Community Energy in Malawi: On the ground experiences

8th November, 2022

Delivering sustainable energy is a familiar call to action here in the UK, but what might that look like for communities in the Global South? This film shares the experiences of those working on the ground to bring community energy to Malawi. 

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film maker as well as our partners in Malawi.

This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

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Queering climate urbanism

3rd November, 2021

The last climate urbanism lecture as part of the Sheffield Urbanism series will take place next Wednesday 3rd November 2021 at 3pm (UK time).

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Technologies of climate urbanism webinar

19th October, 2021

There is still time to sign up for the second lecture in the Future of Climate Urbanism: the second Sheffield Urbanism series. 

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The Future of Climate Urbanism

6th October, 2021

The Urban Institute have annouced their second Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series on the Future of Climate Urbanism. The Sheffield Urbanism Lecture series is an initiative of the Urban Institute to generate provocative and nonstandard propositions for understanding processes of urbanization and urban life. It is intended as a space to reimagine both the conceptualizations and narratives of urban studies.

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Off-grid urban service provision: wellbeing and sustainability

13th May, 2021

The final webinar in the current Regional Energy Learning Alliance webinar series is on 13th May 2021 at 2pm GMT. Our international panel of guest speakers – Drs Jiska De Groot and Norman Mathebula, University of Cape Town and Professor Federico Caprotti, University of Exeter - will present on “Off-grid urban service provision: wellbeing and sustainability”.

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3rd RELA Webinar - Access to electricity in Ethiopia

11th March, 2021

The 3rd Regional Energy Learning Alliance will take place next month! Our CESET partner and guest speaker Getachew Bekele, Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology/Addis Ababa University will present on access to electricity in Ethiopia. 

11th March 2020 2pm-3pm GMT




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Sign up for the 2nd RELA webinar on rethinking energy poverty

11th February, 2021

We are excited to announce that Professor Benjamin K. Sovacool will give a keynote speech on “Rethinking energy poverty and best practices for the governance of distributed renewable energy access” at our next Regional Learning Alliance Webinar on 11th February 2021 2pm - 3pm GMT.

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The Regional Energy Learning Alliance 2021 Webinar Series

21st January, 2021


The Regional Energy Learning Alliance (RELA) is a broad network of practitioners, policy makers, researchers and people interested in the future of community energy in East Africa. RELA will host a series of online webinars over the forthcoming years is to initiate debate and shape energy policy development.

21 January 2021 (2pm – 3pm GMT)

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