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Biopact is a non-profit volunteer organisation connecting African and European citizens. It seeks to establish a 'mutually beneficial' biofuel and bioenergy relationship between the two continents. The group is web-based, and provides consulting services for a number of initiatives, including various bioenergy projects in the South.
Some of Biopact's ongoing projects include compiling an 'atlas' of biofuel production for use in estimating production factors, and exploiting Nica fruticans, a potential Nigerian biofuel crop.
Grameen Shakti is a renewable energy company in Bangladesh focused on distributing solar home systems in rural areas. It installs, maintains and provides microfinance for solar home systems and trains solar engineers. Its website includes information about individual programmes, links to its research and publications, and photographs and videos of its activities.
Lighting Africa, an initiative of the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank, supports the private sector to develop and sustain markets for affordable, clean and efficient lighting and energy through off-grid technologies — including solar systems — in Sub-Saharan Africa. It provides information on business opportunities and projects, publishes news about its activities and links to relevant events.
SPRERI, based in Anand, India, was established in 1979. The institute aims to be a centre of excellence for renewable energies development, and promotes the use of renewables across the country.
The Solar Electric Light Fund designs and implements solar energy solutions to improve health, education, agriculture and economic growth in the developing world. It publishes information about all its projects and services — including consultancy and carbon offsetting — and links to various tools such as carbon calculators and solar training courses. It also publishes a regular blog and newsletter.
SolarAid is an international charity that funds solar projects, training local communities to build small solar devices such as solar radios or lanterns and installing small solar systems for communal buildings such as medical clinics and schools. Its website publishes information on both the charity and all its projects across the developing world. It also provides information on how to make a donation or volunteer.
The Ashden Awards for sustainable energy promotes sustainable energy solutions in the United Kingdom and developing world by awarding an annual prize to innovative projects working in the field. It publishes background information on relevant technologies including bio-gas, micro-hydro, solar, wind and wood stoves. It also hosts a library of photographs, films and case studies of all its winners since 2001. The website also includes news, research, reports, school resources and information on how to apply for an award.
The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) connects researchers and organisations, in more than 100 countries, working in solar energy technology. It publishes news about ISES conferences and events and information on all its scientific and technical projects. The ISES website also hosts an online bookshop selling books, conference proceedings and DVDs on relevant topics.