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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute

Past Events

Find out about some of the previous events held by Durham Energy Institute:

The Film: OFF THE GRID

8th June 2015, 17:30 to 19:00, Senior Common Room, Josephine Butler College, Raihana Ferdous

Off the Grid is a documentary set in Sandwip where there is no electricity. Solar energy arrives to homes on this remote island in Bangladesh. Guided by a young solar engineer, we enter the lives of those who remain here-women and children- whose fathers and husbands continue to migrate to work jobs where industrial electricity exists.

There will be a drinks reception in the SCR from 17.30.

Here is the trailer of the film https://vimeo.com/121374407

Contact dei.admin@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.