VACANCIES Call for 2 Members of the Board of YES-DC: Research and Content, and Communications We are looking for 2 new enthusiastic Members of Board. One with relevant research and content creation expertise, and one with relevant communications expertise to support the network development. Are you looking to build your career in the field of […]

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Africa and Energy

Rural Electrification of Africa: Current Scenario; Challenges   As a continent, Africa simultaneously displays some of the world’s greatest potential for renewable energy generation, alongside the lowest rates of access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy. With roughly 600 million people having no access to electricity, nearly 60% of the world’s unelectrified population lives in

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COP26 Glasgow Recap

“We need to rewrite our story to turn this tragedy into a triumph. Our burning of fossil fuels, our destruction of nature, our approach to the industry, construction and learning, and our releasing carbon into the atmosphere are already in trouble. We are, after all, the greatest problem solvers to have ever existed on earth.”

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New approaches to renewables-based rural electrification

One of the most challenging topics when talking about the energy transition to cleaner sources is how to implement this ambition in developing countries. If these energy generating sources are facing many problems in the developed world, additional issues must be overcome in poorer areas. But thanks to passionate people like Master student Tyas Dwi

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Installation of YES-DC’s new board 2020/2021

Yesterday evening the General Assembly of YES-DC took place. During this meeting the financial year report was presented and officially accepted. Also the activities of the board 2019/2020 were presented. You can find the corresponding report here. Furthermore: YES-DC welcomes the new board! Last Tuesday we hosted our general assembly online, where Tim Speelman, Maarten

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Looking for a new board!

Young Energy Specialists & Development Cooperation (YES-DC) is looking for new board members! We are looking for: Super awesome people (M/F/X) Master student or young professional Interested or active in the energy industry/circular economy/sustainability/international development Available for a couple of hours (2-4hr per week) to organise events In return, we promise you: A network of

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