GERES newsletter n°5: Mobilisation against fuel poverty
The GERES newsletter
n° 5 - June 2013
Mobilisation against fuel poverty in Europe
Between 50 million and 125 million people in Europe are estimated to be fuel poor.The Intelligent Energy Europe supported projects ACHIEVE and EC-LINC are pan-European actions aiming at developing large-scale energy advice services, towards low-income households facing difficulties with their energy bills.
GERES who leads ACHIEVE project in France just released a movie featuring the project approach.
From the field
StovePlus: aiming for the dissemination of improved coostoves worldwide
ased on its 15 year of improve cookstoves experience in Cambodia, GERES has launched StovePlus, a program aimed at strengthening the clean cooking sector and providing technical support to project developers in South-East Asia and West Africa.
From June 26th to 28th, 2013, the StovePlus team will be in Bonn to take part in the International Cooking Energy Forum organized by the German government and the GACC..
Publications of the month
Bioclimatic housing in Central Asia
Three new publications have just been released concerning the capitalization of the "Passive Solar Housing" project (PSH) recently carried out ; and more broadly about bioclimatic construction in upland regions.
Sustainable charcoal in Cambodia
To improve understanding of problems of deforestation and issues related to the use of biomass in this country, the video of the SCP project (Sustainable Charcoal Production) gives an assessment of the situation and shows solutions to build chains of legal wood charcoal environmentally-responsible.
Our partner's corner
Lord Michelham of Hellingly Foundation
A long-standing GERES partner, the Foundation began supporting our passive solar greenhouses and houses project in the Indian Himalayas in 2004. Since 2012, it has continued to support projects in West Africa, focusing on improved access to productive and domestic energy and, from this year, the structuring of low-energy domestic cooker supply chains in Mali (Bamako and Sikasso).
Co-funding a development project throught carbon offsetting
In response to the energy challenges in Afghanistan, GERES has been running programmes since 2002 based on energy efficiency in housing.
GERES is recruiting
Administration & Finance Regional Coordinator in Tajikistan
The Administration & Finance Coordinator assists the Regional Director "Central Asia & Himalayas" on all administrative and financial aspects related to the regional office and the GERES offices in the region: in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, India and other countries where GERES may initiate projects.