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.

2. 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".


Call for papers for AFRICASOLAR 2015. Deadline of submission of abstracts is 15 April 2015. Important side-event of the conference is the launching of ANSOLE Burkina Faso. Please download details in English and French.

4. 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).

5. 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"

6. Download the ANSOLE News

7. 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

  • The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme of Southern and East Africa (EEP S&EA). More...

  • La formation au coeur du développement. More...

  • Premier programme de développement d'une filière professionnelle pour l'électrification rurale en Afrique de l'Ouest. More...