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International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy (ICTTRE 2012)

The International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy (ICTTRE 2012) was held from 21- 22 June 2012 at Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius. ICTTRE 2012 was held as part of the Small Developing Island Renewable Energy Know- ledge and Technology Transfer Network (DIREKT) project.

63 participants from around the globe and with a cross-sectoral range of interests outlined the need for integrated approaches towards technology transfer in renewable energy in ACP countries to help them achieve their commitments towards sustainable development.

Following the opening ceremony 3 keynote speeches were held:
Professor Blasiak gave a lecture on 'biomass combustion and biomass-coal cofiring', followed by Professor Walter Leal, who spoke about a 'technology transfer project on renewable energy'. The third speech was held by Dr Weir on 'the small island developing states of the Pacific'.


Subsequently, there were 9 plenary sessions on the following topics:

  • Bioenergy;
  • Biofuels;
  • Solar and wind energy;
  • Technology transfer and international cooperation;
  • Other renewable technologies;
  • Energy efficiency and management;
  • Energy policy and financing.

In the closing remarks, the participants were informed that a book will be produced entitled "Technological Approaches in Renewable Energy – An Overview in Small Island States and Beyond". Some of the papers will also be discussed at the Climate 2012 conference which will be held in November 2012.

 

More information and presentatations:
International Conference on Technology Transfer and Renewable Energy 2012

 
 

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