Webinar Series: Sustainable Energy in Humanitarian Settings
Webinar on Energy Efficiency and Designing for Sustainability in Humanitarian Response - This webinar will discuss the different approaches for making humanitarian operations energy-efficient and how they contribute to the overall sustainability of humanitarian operations. ICRC will present its sustainability and energy efficiency principles. NRC Jordan and MSF will highlight the green building program in Jordan and solar-powered AC systems for humanitarian operations, respectively. Read more... Thursday 20 Feb at 10:30 a.m. CET, (Registration link)
1. PUE will strengthen the sustainability of community-based MHPs by expanding the revenue potential (increased electricity sales) and improving overall MHP cost effectiveness (optimisation of capacity factor)
2. PUE appliances will improve production and income and reduce work load and overall expenditure of rural businesses
3. Numerous small-scale, off-the-shelf appliances spread across several businesses are more cost effective and less technically vulnerable than single specialised/customised large appliance.
The project was implemented from August to December 2012 by two different non-governmental organisations (NGO), ProWater and Operation Wallacea Trust (OWT), in Sumatra and Sulawesi respectively.