Webinar Series: Sustainable Energy in Humanitarian Settings
Powering Humanitarian Facilities: Dialogue on Implementation Models - This webinar will shed light on the different models for powering humanitarian facilities with renewable energy. Two case studies will highlight how renewable energy is used to power a humanitarian hub managed by IOM in South Sudan, and focus on the challenges and lessons learnt from ICRC’s net metering program in Pakistan. UNDP will then share their approach to building local capacity when implementing solar solutions for humanitarian facilities.Read more...
Thursday 23 Jan at 10:30 a.m. CET, (Registration link)
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KENBIN Domestic Biogas Construction Manual - Kenya
Kenya National Domestic Biogas Programme (KENDBIP)
Building of a quality bio digester requires good knowledge and skills on the part of the constructor, the mason. Good functioning or performance of a bio digester is associated with the selection of the right size, choosing the right site for construction, selecting the construction materials and appliances to comply with the quality standards, constructing the components with strict adherence to the norms and ensuring effective operation and maintenance activities – most of which are the responsibilities of the mason.This handbook is designed for the mason, who wants to make a living out of building biogas digesters. For biogas technology to perform well, a guided approach is needed to achieve this; disseminate, build, and sell the technology. We are training masons so that they know how to build a bio-digester and to standardize the bio-digester, so people can use the same sizes criteria.The objectives of the Training are streamlined in this manual as follows:
Medium Scale Biogas / Plug flow biogas model - Training Manual Vietnam (2011)
Developed by SNV Vietnam, Institute of Energy Vietnam and SEI Stockhold Environmental Institute
Reader for the compact course on Domestic Biogas Technology and mass dissimination 2014
A course developed by SNV and given anually at the University of Oldenburg, Germany as part of the postgraduate program Renewable Energy.