Entries by ISNAD - Africa

HOMER Energy 2019 Conference to Explore Rapidly Diversifying Microgrid Market

The HOMER International Microgrid Conference October 7-9 in Cambridge, MA will showcase microgrids from around the world Boulder, CO, August 29, 2019 — The 7th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference will take place in Cambridge, Massachusetts from October 7-9. Acknowledging the explosion in popularity of microgrids worldwide, the conference will explore the lessons that can […]

ISNAD-AFRICA MRP PROGRAMME: An essential programme for graduate research students in African Universities – Philip Omenge

My Journey and experience in the international arena – The conference angle Since my admission in 2018 to the Mentorship for Research Programme (MRP), a programme of the International Support Network of Africa Development (ISNAD-Africa), I have up to now (August 2019) attended, participated and presented my research findings in two international conferences in Europe.  […]

Adedoyin meets three mentors, courtesy of Prof. Jatin Nathwani

Our Executive Director, Adedoyin Adeleke, participated at the second edition of Affordable Energy for Humanity biennial Innovation Lab (June 19-21), at the Univeristy of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada; courtesy of an invitation from Prof. Jatin Nathwani. The innocvation lab was organised by Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) led by Prof. Jatin Nathwani, to chart […]

Khalafallah: To make an impact, dedicate time to worthy causes you believe in

Who is Yasmin Khalafallah? Tell us about your educational background, job, interests or hobbies I studied Economics at the undergraduate level and then went on to obtain a graduate degree in Environment and Sustainable Development from the Bartlett School for the Built Environment, University College London. So it was a mixture of sustainable development issues […]

An exchange between CIPSEM-Dresden and ISNAD-Africa on Environmental Education

CIPSEM Dresden:  In-depth exchange of experience related to environmental management, both with German experts and among fellow professionals from around the world, is a necessity for Sustainable development. For over 40 years, the Centre for International Postgraduate Studies of Environmental Management (CIPSEM), Germany in partnership with the German government, UNESCO and UN Environment has offered […]

Call for Volunteers: Programme and Communication Associates (Remotely)

The International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa) is a youth-led non-governmental organisation committed to raising global and multi-stakeholder support for greener and climate-resilient Africa. ISNAD-Africa operates an interdisciplinary network of experienced professionals, researchers and students across the globe who are promoting sustainable energy, environmental sustainability and climate action in Africa. ISNAD-Africa is currently implementing […]

The 6th Annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference

  The 6th annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference, taking place October 8-10, 2018 in San Diego, in the US will present thought leaders from around the world discussing the rapid evolution of microgrids (also known as mini-grids) and the implications for energy developers, electricity consumers  and utilities.  Keynote speakers will include Karl R. Rábago, Executive Director of the […]

Adedoyin Adeleke Joins the 30 UNDER 30 Changemakers in Environmental Education

Image Source: NAAEE Adedoyin Adebodun Adeleke, a Politecnico di Milano PhD student at the UNESCO chair in Energy for Sustainable Development, has been selected as one of the 30 Under 30 Changemakers in Environmental Education by the North American Association for Environmental Education. This is an enormous acknowledgement for 30 young specialists in the field of environmental […]

Over 300 Africans apply for ISNAD-Africa mentorship

The International Support Network for African Development (ISNAD-Africa), a non-governmental organisation committed to “raising global and multi-stakeholder support for greener and climate-resilient Africa” has received applications from over 300 applicants from 108 universities in 22 African countries for the 2018-2019 Mentoring for Research Programme (MRP) for students in African universities. A statement from Adedoyin Adeleke, […]

Adedoyin Adeleke in the 40 Under 40 Solar List 2018

Adedoyin Adebodun Adeleke, a PhD student from the Politecnico di Milano at the UNESCO Chair in Energy for Sustainable Development, has been selected by Renewable Energy World magazine to be part of its 40 Under 40 Solar List 2018, out of a total of 250 candidates. The announcement was made at Intersolar North America, the […]

Renewable Energy World Announces Its Inaugural Solar 40 Under 40

San Francisco, Calif. — In an effort to recognize the up and coming rock stars of the solar industry, Renewable Energy World is pleased to announce its first “class” of 40 under 40 changemakers in the solar industry. Renewable Energy World’s Solar 40 Under 40 recognizes these individuals and their unparalleled accomplishments within the solar […]

The “Emerging African Innovation Leaders” Program

The African Innovation Brokers learning activity is part of the Emerging African Innovation Leaders Program and addresses a group of African innovation leaders who are expected to spur the transition to the Next Production Revolution (NPR) in their countries. It is organised in different sessions with different teaching mix. The sessions are distributed along 12 […]

Africa is too rich to be poor – Adedoyin Adeleke at the National Development Cooperation Conference

  Rome was the setting for the National Development Cooperation Conference organised by Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and AICS, the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development. One of the speakers at the event was Adedoyin Adeleke, who is currently a PhD student at the UNESCO Chair in Energy for Sustainable Development. Adedoyin is originally […]

UN agency discovers untapped energy sources in Nigeria

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday urged the Federal Government to explore renewable energy by utilising the country’s untapped energy sources, estimated at 93,950 Megawatts (MW). The ECA Chief Sub-Regional officer, Data Centre, Mr. Bakary Dosso, made the appeal at the launch of the ECA Country Profile 2016 Report for Nigeria […]

ACP-EU Cooperation Program in Higher Education Enhances Capacity for Sustainable Energy Engineering in East Africa

By Adedoyin Adeleke   The paradox in the African energy sector has been of increasing concern to stakeholders at various levels. Africa is energy-resources rich yet energy poor. Statistics of energy supply and utilization may best describe the conditions of energy access on the continent. Africa represents 16 percent of the world’s population but it […]