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MPhil Renewable Energy Update

On the recent trip to Malawi, a meeting was held with the current MPhil students.  They explained their projects and noted any challenges they have faced or are likely to face in the future. 489 more words


Video: Simple Biogas MPhil Project

Daniel Chisusu, a physics student, from the Polytechnic in Blantyre Malawi is undertaking an MPhil project on rural biogas.  Please see the video below for his story of how he hopes to bring a renewable source of energy to rural Malawian communities.


All the gear, no idea

The Twittersphere was sent into chaos on Tuesday, when Wikileaks posted some rather unnerving tweets:

Wikileaks have been involved with some pretty big stories in the past, so people were fearing the worst. 680 more words

No No No No No No……Noah please save me!

Have you ever stopped someone to ask for directions to a destination which you roughly knew the whereabouts of? If you are greeted with an answer pointing you in the complete opposite direction to where you thought it was, you are nevertheless obliged to follow this person’s guidance, even though you believe them to be misinformed. 742 more words

Entrepreneurship: Biogas Progress Report

Rhollent Kumwenda has recently completed his biogas digester in the project area Ekwendeni, Mzimba North.  The project is seperate from the Mzuzu biogas projects but follows a similar design and construction process. 215 more words


Will the Community Energy Revolution come to Eastbourne?

A significant moment in the history of Eastbourne & District Friends of the Earth is arriving, as multiple developments are coinciding nicely to create what might be a quantum leap in the effectiveness of our group, which has been slowly but steadily increasing its support and organisational capacity. 577 more words

Video: REEF Award Winners

In this interview, 3 REEF award winners discuss their project.

The project aims to provide composting and heat recovery in rural areas.  The project is part of the Proof of Concept REEF grant provided by the Scottish Government. 104 more words