12-19 June, 2016
Istanbul, Turkey May 26-28 2016
June 23 in Paris
Jerusalem, 26 - 28 October, 2015
28 - 30 May 2015, EUROSOLAR Turkey
Tuesday, March 24th in the Danish parliament building, Christiansborg
Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 3:00pm
Date 27 Aug 2014 – 29 Aug 2014
New Book by Folkecenter
Older Press Releases
After three successful workshops, the Sun Generator is finally available for purchase. It is now possible for
everyone to buy a 250 W generator, which will allow you to power different kind of devices directly with solar energy.
Anker Mardal (Energivagt), a Danish inventor, has developed a new technology so that photovoltaic panels
(PV) can be used also in areas where the grid connection is not available.
Have you ever considered to grow chili in Denmark? What about grapes or roses? If you think that it is not possible, just check the pictures below. All the picture were taken in the last few days, and they clearly show that Nordic Folkecenter has succeeded in this experiment.
The 80edays started on June 16 th from the Arc del Triomf, in Barcelona, and ended in the same
place on the 12 th of September, beating all the previous records.
“The future belongs to renewables!”: this is not anymore a mere statement, but a reality, thanks to
the pioneers behind the Solar Impulse project.
Myanmar is experiencing big changes, not least in its energy sector. Here renewable energies and energy efficiency are not seen just as part of building a sustainable future, they are essential for the urgently needed improvement in quality of life. Lack of electricity access and the use of traditional biomass for cooking in many slums and rural areas imply a big challenge for this country, as for many other developing countries. Aung Phonn Kyaw, former trainee at Folkecenter in the fall semester of 2015, is well aware of this.
Today, February 23rd, Nordic Folkecenter received the visit from a student who wanted to know more about community power. Maelle Caussarieu, this is her name, comes from France, where she studied a bachelor on Urban Planning at the Université de Rennes 2.
The delegation consisted of five people for each of the four Turkish communities (Diyarbakır, Van, Çanakkale and Burdur) involved
in the project. The participants were policy makers, municipality representer, local organizations and associations, university
professors and engineers.
Nordic Folkecenter is not only a destination for energy experts, but it is also visited by many people
who are not in the energy sector, yet.
Sjouke is only one of the cases of Folkecenter's trainees who built their career around renewable energy topics: other former trainees are now experts in a particular renewable technology, professors in universities and, as Sjouke, entrepreneurs in the renewable energy field.
Dr. Ibrahim Togola, founder and director of Mali Folkecenter, visited Nordic Folkecenter for explaining his achievements in rural electrification
This section presents an overview of all the promotional material used by Nordic Folkecenter withing the years and it is present on the website just for historical interests.
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- Events: This section includes an overvie of the conferences, workshops and similar which were held in Nordic Folkecenter in the period 2005-2015
- Press releases: Press releases between 2005 and 2015
- Folkecenter's news: News striclty connected with Nordic Folkecenter's activities for the period 2005-2015
- Worldwide: News related to the renewable energy world (both national and international) for the period 2005-2015
- Folkecenter's visitors: Guests, politicians, ambassadors, technicians and all the people that visited Nordic Folkecenter between 2005 and 2015