Ashden Conference 2010

With over 260 delegates attending, the 2010 Ashden Awards Imperial College Conference was a lively event, with films and presentations from this year’s winners, time for questions to be taken, and also panel debates on carbon finance and the politics of sustainable energy in the UK. The links below allow you to review the films and presentations in the order they were given, including a full transcript for the presentations.

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TECNOSOL, Nicaragua

Solar lighting for Nicaragua
Vladimir Delagneau Barquero and Alfonso Barquero

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Rural Energy Foundation, Sub-Saharan Africa

Bringing solar power to Sub-Saharan Africa
Willem Nolens

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D.light Design, India, global

Affordable, durable solar lamps for the developing world
Ned Tozun

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CRELUZ, Brazil

Small hydropower in rural Brazil
Elemar Battisti

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Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam

Biogas for livestock farmers in Vietnam
Bastiaan Teune

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Sky Link Innovators, Kenya

Biogas energy for institutions and domestic households in Kenya
Samwel Kinoti

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Panel debate: Carbon finance: is it the way forward?

Hosted by Anya Sitaram, with Mike Mason, founder of Climate Care, Sarah-Jayne Clifton, International Climate Campaigner at Friends of the Earth, Rupert Edwards, Head of Research and Market Analysis at Climate Change Capital and Timothy Gore, EU Climate Change Policy Advisor at Oxfam International

Report launch – Power to our neighbourhoods: towards integrated local sustainable energy solutions.

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Panel debate: New politics – does blue and yellow mean green?

A conversation with Jonathon Porritt, and Ashden Award winners about the role that local sustainable energy solutions could play in a tough fiscal future.

Willis Renewables, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Solasyphon: reducing the cost of retro-fit solar water heating
John Willis

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Suffolk County Council, England

Building up a wood-fuel market
Andrew Rowe

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Northwards Housing, Manchester, England

Whole-house retrofits for energy efficiency
Elliot Simm

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Eigg Heritage Trust, Isle of Eigg, Scotland

Energy demand reduction and renewable energy on Eigg
John Booth

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St Columb Minor school, Cornwall, England

Pupils teach the world how to build a better future
Gill Harper

Okehampton College, Devon, England

College wins hearts and minds to go carbon neutral
Keith Webber