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  • 16-18 April 2018 (Tiemcen) - The Research-2-Practice Forum 2018: Energy, Water Security and Climate Change in Africa will be meeting at the Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) in Tiemcen. Additional support from the German Government and in cooperation with a consortium of German universities (UNU-EHS, ZEF and ITT) led by UNU-EHS and the University Abou Bekr Belkaid in Tlemcen are jointly organizing the forum. The focus of the forum will be to promote and support applied and practice-oriented research and strategic partnerships in renewable energy, water and climate security in Africa. Information & submission guidelines, (due by 8 January 2018)


  • 28-29 September 2018 (Nantes): Atelier « Projet de développement et cuiseurs écologiques » - Deux journées qui permettent aux participants de consolider leur démarche de projet de diffusion de cuisson écologique, et d’acquérir les connaissances sur les différents cuiseurs et sur la fabrication d’un cuiseur à bois économe. Tarif : EUR 100 (+ adhésion) Réduction de 50% sur les frais de stage pour les étudiants, chômeurs et moins de 25 ans. Télécharger le programme et la fiche d’inscription.


  • 8-10 June 2018 (Brösarp): Food festival demonstration - Solar chef, Sara Hjalmarsson, will be demonstrating solar cooking technology at the Skåne Food Festival held in southern Sweden. Anyone interested in assisting Sara can contact her. She feels there will be a reduced/free entrance to the event for helpers, and possibly she can assist with accomodations. Skåne festival information... Contact Sara
  • 2-4 August 2018 (Näsåker): Folkfest demonstration - The Urkult festival held in northern Sweden attracts environmentally conscious families from around the world, according to solar chef, Sara Hjalmarsson. She will be demonstrating solar cooking while she prepares various dishes, following a theme of being sustainable, vegan, and gluten-free. The goal is to get people interested and willing to buy solar/thermal. Urkult festival information...


  • NEW: 27-29 June 2018 (Lausanne): Tech4Dev 2018 - Be part of the solution at the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development’s 5th International Conference, Tech4Dev 2018: Voices of the Global South at the SwissTech Convention Center. It is hosted by the Cooperation and Development Center-CODEV at EPFL. Alternative technology approaches, including sustainable solar energy, will be presented. Early bird registration is open, benefit with reduced conference fees. More information...
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  • 10-13 September 2018 (Rapperswil): EuroSun 2018 - The 12th International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry be held on the campus of the HSR University of Applied Science Rapperswil on Lake Zürich. The call for papers is open until 9 March, 2018. More information:,




  • NEW: 28 April 2018, Saturday (Tucson): Solar Cooking Potluck - Citizens for Solar will host the 36th Annual Solar Potluck at Catalina State Park, co-sponsor of the event. Activities will begin at 10 a.m., potluck at 5 p.m., and go until sunset. Commercial potential sponsors are asked to donate a solar cooker for the raffle to help all-volunteer, Citizens for Solar, who promote solar cooking and other green interests in southern Arizona. Music and speakers throughout the day. The event is free, but there is a USD 7 fee for park entrance. More information...


  • NEW: 18 April 2018, Wednesday (Cape Girardeau) - Southeast Missouri State University celebrates Earth Week with activities 16-18 April. Wednesday at the Academic Terraces will feature EcoPalooza with sustainable technology displays, including information on solar cooking. More information...


  • NEW: 2-30 April 2018 (Dodgeville) - The BIETR, etc. exhibit by Joel Goodman will be on display throughout April at the Iowa County Courthouse in Dodgeville from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays. It will include solar collector and storage building studies for heating and cooling, solar kitchens for the tropics, reused wind blades, PV pergolas, and various other works. More information...

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