energypediaAt a glance2012              www.energypedia.info
Content• Introduction• About energypedia   • History   • Vision• How energypedia works   • Web 2.0   • energypedia – Featu...
Introduction• Approximately 2,7 billion people are deprived  of clean and energy efficient cooking  technologies. Around 1...
Introduction • Wiki* platform on the Internet • Offering free access to expert information • On renewable energy and energ...
Content• Introduction• About energypedia   • History   • Vision• How energypedia works   • Web 2.0   • energypedia – Featu...
About energypedia         • Internal project wiki: Developed within the Dutch-German energy 2007          partnership Ener...
About energypedia• Being a living platform of knowledge onrenewable energies and energy efficiencywith regard to developme...
Content• Introduction• About energypedia   • History   • Vision• How energypedia works   • Web 2.0   • energypedia – Featu...
How energypedia works• Users ≠ passive consumers• Users create, edit and disseminate content• Direct user interaction• Fam...
How energypedia works Based on the Wikipedia-software, which allows users not only to read but also to directly edit its c...
How energypedia works• Portals allow you a quick introduction into a topic and link to many other  related sites• Currentl...
How energypedia works• Databases allowsorting and searchingaccording to differentcriteria.• Data entry accordingto a prede...
We welcome any contributions in form of articles, donations or grants!                               Thank You!           ...
Content• Introduction• About energypedia   • History   • Vision• How energypedia works   • Web 2.0   • energypedia – Featu...
Energypedia consultEnergypedia consult is the commercial subsidiary company of the nonprofit  energypedia.Energypedia cons...
ePedia consult UG (haftungsbeschränkt)         Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 30-34             65760 Eschborn               Germany  ...
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Energypedia - the renewable energy wiki in the context of development cooperation supporting knowledge and experience exchange to achieve universal access to sustainable energy for all people

  1. 1. energypediaAt a glance2012 www.energypedia.info
  2. 2. Content• Introduction• About energypedia • History • Vision• How energypedia works • Web 2.0 • energypedia – Features • energypedia – Portals & Databases• Energypedia consult www.energypedia.info 2
  3. 3. Introduction• Approximately 2,7 billion people are deprived of clean and energy efficient cooking technologies. Around 1,3 billion have no access to electricity.• Access to energy is a prerequisite of human development (individual survival, education and health) and a critical input into all economic sectors (household production, farming or industry).• The wealth and development status is closely correlated to the level of energy access. www.energypedia.info 3
  4. 4. Introduction • Wiki* platform on the Internet • Offering free access to expert information • On renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries • Everyone can read, write, edit, and disseminate articles on energypedia * Wiki = Software for web sites allowing users not only to read but also to directly edit its content online. www.energypedia.info 4
  5. 5. Content• Introduction• About energypedia • History • Vision• How energypedia works • Web 2.0 • energypedia – Features • energypedia – Portals & Databases• Energypedia consult www.energypedia.info 5
  6. 6. About energypedia • Internal project wiki: Developed within the Dutch-German energy 2007 partnership Energising Development (EnDev), implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH as internal tool for knowledge and project management. 2010 • energypedia was born: EnDev wiki was relaunched as a separate workspace under the now known name "energypedia". From there on energypedia can be read and edited by registered users. • Public launch of energypedia: Energypedia becomes public. 2011 Energypedia can be read by unregistered users and its contents can be found via Internet research. today • energypedia becomes independent: Founded as not-for-profit organization, independent from GIZ. Starts working in own office in April 2012. Today, energypedia counts more than 740 articles* and 1,900 users worldwide www.energypedia.info 6
  7. 7. About energypedia• Being a living platform of knowledge onrenewable energies and energy efficiencywith regard to development cooperation.• By providing the opportunity to shareknowledge, experience and lessons learntwith everyone, energypedia helps toimprove energy access all around theworld.Vision:A world, in which all people have access toclean, modern, renewable energy andmake use of it in an efficient way. www.energypedia.info 7
  8. 8. Content• Introduction• About energypedia • History • Vision• How energypedia works • Web 2.0 • energypedia – Features • energypedia – Portals & Databases• Energypedia consult www.energypedia.info 8
  9. 9. How energypedia works• Users ≠ passive consumers• Users create, edit and disseminate content• Direct user interaction• Famous applications: • Social networking sites (e.g. Facebook) • File sharing sites (e.g. YouTube, Flickr) • Wikis (e.g. Wikipedia)• Successful because all users can contribute http://www.epic.co.uk www.energypedia.info 9
  10. 10. How energypedia works Based on the Wikipedia-software, which allows users not only to read but also to directly edit its content online: • Registered users of energypedia generate and maintain its content • Newsblog • Event calendar • Discussion groups www.energypedia.info 10
  11. 11. How energypedia works• Portals allow you a quick introduction into a topic and link to many other related sites• Currently there are eight portals available on energypedia • Productive Use • Mobility www.energypedia.info 11
  12. 12. How energypedia works• Databases allowsorting and searchingaccording to differentcriteria.• Data entry accordingto a predeterminedform.• While a selection ofcriteria is shown on theoverview page, moredetails can be accessedby clicking on the singleproduct name. www.energypedia.info 12
  13. 13. We welcome any contributions in form of articles, donations or grants! Thank You! gemeinnützige energypedia UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 30-34 65760 Eschborn Germany www.energypedia.info T: +(49) 6196 / 2029722 F: +(49) 6196 / 2029724 E: info@energypedia.info www.energypedia.info 13
  14. 14. Content• Introduction• About energypedia • History • Vision• How energypedia works • Web 2.0 • energypedia – Features • energypedia – Portals & Databases• Energypedia consult www.energypedia.info 14
  15. 15. Energypedia consultEnergypedia consult is the commercial subsidiary company of the nonprofit energypedia.Energypedia consult offers different consulting services, i.e. internet-based knowledge management, monitoring & evaluation, PR and advisory services related to renewable energies.Closed wiki workspaces for project and knowledge management, including: • Monitoring Tools • Calendars • Databases www.energypedia.info 15
  16. 16. ePedia consult UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 30-34 65760 Eschborn Germany T: +(49) 6196 / 2029723 F: +(49) 6196 / 2029724 E: consulting@energypedia.info www.energypedia.info 16
  17. 17. Be a lightBe connectedBe part of energypedia www.energypedia.info

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