Linear Turbine Project

Final year undergraduate engineering students at the University of Auckland and University of Canterbury are investigating the design of a linear turbine for use in developing communities. The turbine can be implemented in villages with nearby tidal or river flows as a useful prime mover for household power.
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Visit EWB at the FIDIC-ASPAC Conference

ACENZ are hosting FIDIC-ASPAC 2016 for their annual conference this year – theme: A Shift in Global Focus.  They have kindly offered EWB a stall at their conference, if you are attending, please come and say hello....
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Massey University - People Choice Winners

Congratulation to the team from Massey University who recently received the People’s Choice Award for their Organic Ash Soap project for the 2015 EWB Challenge. This was awarded by popular vote of the participants at EWB Australia’s Making an Impact Summit . “Students making an Impact” was one of the 3 key themes at the Summit and included the 2015 EWB Challenge Finalists Showcase. Massey University was the NZ region entrant in the Finals, along with 6 Australian regional teams. The Summit was held in Melbourne on 14 December 2015 and attended by 111 passionate advocates for positive social change. For the EWB Australia news article on the Challenge outcomes for 2015 see link below http://www.ewb.org.au/announcements/639/11523
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Register now for the upcoming Appropriate Technology Workshop

The workshop will cover both theory and practical application of appropriate technology with several demonstration models and the opportunity to make a portable solar cooker and a small rope and washer pump....  
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