1. 5th Anniversary of ANSOLE (2011-2016): International Conference on Renewable Energy( INCORE 2016)

The Zewail City of Science and Technology and ANSOLE are organizing an International Conference on Renewable Energy (INCORE 2016) in celebration of the 5th anniversary of ANSOLE. The conference will be held from the 3rd to the 6th of February at the Savoy Hotel, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Don't miss this historical event! Please download the poster of INCORE 2016. For further information, please go to: zewailcity.edu.eg/incore2016/ and to ansole.org/incore2016.

2. BALEWARE 2016

Africa and Latin America have common issues related to water and renewable energy to be addressed by academia, industry, government and civil society organisations. For this purpose a platform of interactions of stakeholders from Africa, Europe and Latin America called BALEWARE (Bridging Africa, Latin America and Europe on Water and Renewable Energies Applications) is in making and will be officially launched during the BALEWARE 2016 conference. The conference will be held from the 11th to the 13th of December 2016 at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Arusha Tanzania. The foreseen scope of the conference includes training sessions for young researchers, academic presentations, panels discussing issues for policy makers and civil society organisations, a trade fair demonstrating industrial innovation potential and a brokerage session. Field visits to relevant projects or companies are also foreseen. Details of the event will soon be published at baleware.org.

3. International Conference CONSOLFOOD-2016

Join us in Faro for CONSOLFOOD 2016-International Conference on Advances in Solar Thermal Food Processing and be a part of the movement to spread solar cookers and solar processing food.

CONSOLFOOD-2016 will be held on 22nd and 23rd January 2016 at Instituto Superior de Engenharia, Universidade do Algarve, Campus da Penha, 8005-139 Faro-Portugal.

- Early bird registration: 20th December 2015
- Deadline for registration: 13th January 2016

For more information, please download this Poster.

4. Africa-EU Symposium on Renewable Energy Research and Innovation 2016

In order to promote scientific partnerships on renewable energy in Africa and theEU, the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP), the Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES), and University Abou Bekr Belkaid in Tlemcen are jointly organising an international research symposium in Tlemcen, Algeria, planned for 8-10 March 2016. With a call for extended abstracts, the organisers invite researchers from Africa and the European Union to participate at the symposium. For more information, please visit the conference website conference website.

5. The International Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry (ICPAC 2016)

ICPAC 2016 will be held on 18-22 July 2016 at Hotel Sofitel Mauritius Impérial Resort & Spa, in Mauritius. The theme of the conference is "Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences". The conference program will feature a wide variety of keynote, plenary, invited and contributed lectures, as well as poster sessions covering all topics related to Chemistry. There will also be workshops and symposia conducted by experts on different chemical aspects. Students, young chemists and delegates from African countries benefit from reduce rate. Dr Lydia Rhyman, ANSOLE National Representative in Mauritius is one the main organiser of the event. For more information, please visit http://sites.uom.ac.mu/icpac2016/.


ANSOLE DAYS 2015 (16-18 July 2015) and VW-Stiftung-sponsored International Summer School on "Renewable Energies for Africa: Solar Energy and its Applications"(RE-Africa) (13-18.July 2015) at the Nelson Mandela African Institution for Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha Tanzania.

Please download general information on ANSOLE DAYS 2015 and on RE-Africa. For more details, please go to www.tu-ilmenau.de/RE-Africa and to www.ansole.org/ansoledays2015.

7. INCOSOLE 2015

       The University of Bordj Bou Arreridj, Algeria, and ANSOLE are organizing the 1st International Conference on Solar Energy (INCOSOLE 2015) from the 4th to the 5th of May 2015 at the premises of the University of Bordj Bou Arreridj.

Deadline of registration and abstract submission: 20 March 2015. 50 % discount on registration fees for ANSOLE members. For further details, please visit http://solar.univ-bba.dz or go to "INCOSOLE".

8. JMSM-2015

19-21. Novembre 2015, University of Fes, Morocco: 12ème Journée Maghrebines des Sciences des Matériaux. Submit abstract in English and French. Please download information poster in French (Poster).

9. ICTP-ANSOLE Fellowship Programs

With the help of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), ANSOLE has put in place, since the beginning of 2015, a series of fellowship programs to support undergraduate and postgraduate studies in renewable energy:

  • ANSOLE "Sur-Place" Fellowship Programs (ANSUP): undergraduate and postgraduate students are eligible.

  • Intra-African Exchange Program (INEX): for postgraduate students only.

  • Africa-North Exchange Program (ANEX): for postgraduate students only.

Membership to ANSOLE of applicants and their supervisors is obligatory!
For details on the application process, please go to "Fellowships"

10. Download the ANSOLE News

11. Energy Programmes in Africa

  • Please, educate yourself and others on solar energy by clicking at: thesolarspark.co.uk. Also go to siser.ac.uk to be informed about the scottish research landscape on solar energy.

  • Renewable Energy Interactive Map Survey: To facilitate the accessibility of RE knowledge, the REN21 has developed a web-based interactive tool to guide users through relevant renewable energy information. Please click: map.ren21.net.

  • ENERGY GLOBE AWARD is presented annually to outstanding and sustainable projects in the area of environment and energy. Awards are presented on the national and international level for the 5 categories of Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Youth. Apply for the next issue by going to energyglobe.info.