Save the Date – XIX Iberian Congress and XV Ibero-American Congress of Solar Energy

Starts: 19 June 2024
Ends: 21 June 2024
Location: Évora, Portugal
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The XIX Iberian Congress and XV Ibero-American Congress of Solar Energy will take place in Évora, Portugal, under the organization of the University of Évora. In a framework of evidence of the climate emergency that world is already facing, and which marks the political and media agendas on a national, regional, and global scale and […]

10th Slovenian Photovoltaic Conference SLO-PV 2024

Date: 19 June 2024
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Are you interested in sustainably oriented and environmentally friendly production of electrical energy from the sun? Would you like to learn about the latest trends in photovoltaics in the field of research and development of solar cells, photovoltaic modules, inverters, or photovoltaic systems? Do you want detailed information on the management and maintenance of photovoltaic systems? Are you interested in the development of the Slovenian photovoltaic market? Perhaps you would like to establish a solar power plant?

5th Euroregional Workshop on Photovoltaics EUROREG-PV 2024

Starts: 20 June 2024
Ends: 21 June 2024
Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Euroregional workshop is intended to gather experts together with PhD students. It be organised as a forum of global R&D trends. You will get the chance to meet researchers from across the Europe, get to know their research projects and share the common issues and challenges.

Save the date – Cities Mission Conference 2024

Starts: 25 June 2024
Ends: 26 June 2024
Location: Valencia, Spain

The 2024 edition of the Cities Mission Conference will take place in Valencia, Spain, on the 25 and 26 June 2024. Project AURORA will be present at this conference which allows local municipalities, mayors, regional and national authorities, European Commission representatives, citizens and interested parties to review progress being made by the Climate Neutral and […]

52nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC 52)

Starts: 9 June 2024
Ends: 14 June 2024
Location: Seattle Convention Center
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Marta Victoria, leading the AURORA demonstration at Aarhus University, will be giving a presentation at the 52nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference held in Seattle, US between 9th to 14th Jun 2024. Her presentation focuses on challenges and strategies for establishing the crowdfunded rooftop photovoltaic system at Aarhus University.

Save the date – EU Green Week 2024

Starts: 29 May 2024
Ends: 30 May 2024
Location: European Parliamentary Building, Brussels

Project AURORA is working closely with the EU Green Deal Support Team to secure a place at the EU Green Week 2024 for both project AURORA and the six other partner projects in the EU Horizon 2020  Cluster of citizen science projects. This year EU Green Week will take place in Brussels from 29th – […]

International Day of Light Webinar

Starts: 16 May 2024
Ends: 22 May 2024

Join all EU GREEN partners in celebrating the International Day of Light (IDL)! This global initiative, observed annually on May 16th, serves as a focal point for appreciating the role of light in various aspects of life, including science, culture, art, education, and sustainable development. Event Details: The International Day of Light provides a unique […]

Masterclass: How to ensure the social and environmental sustainability of large solar energy projects?

Date: 18 April 2024
Location: Anfiteatro 1 Colégio Luis António Verney, Évora

This masterclass, led by Dr. Luís Fialho, will also be available online via Zoom. If you wish to attend, please send an email to Joana Penderlico (

Workshop: Kit de eletrónica com ESP32

Starts: 15 April 2024
Ends: 23 April 2024
Location: Room 128 of Casa Cordovil, Évora

The University of Évora and the Renewable Energies Chair will host this workshop for those interested in learning more about programming and the ESP32, a low-cost microcontroller.

Save the date – European Citizen Science Conference 2024

Starts: 3 April 2024
Ends: 6 April 2024
Location: Vienna

The European Citizen Science Bi-Annual Conference will be held in Vienna on the 3-6th April 2024. Such has been the demand to attend this conference that it is already sold out.  Conference organisers are currently seeking to expand the conference to cope with the demand.  Citizen science continues to grow in Europe and this event […]

AURORA IDA webinar

On 29th Feb 2024, we partner with IDA to host a webinar on the topic of “Rooftop Solar and Energy Communities in the Danish Green Transition”, find more details on IDA’s website here. Techno-economic models tell us that, to reach the ambitious climate goals, wind and solar are the most cost-effective strategies. How much wind […]


The United Nations Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment (UNSPBF) Special Session is set to take place on 27th February 2024 in Nairobi Kenya.   A unique forum that brings together the private and public sector alongside non-government organisations it is a powerful gathering that will report its findings to UNEA6. Martin Brocklehurst will represent project AURORA […]

Key event for the future of the planet – United Nations Environment Assembly

Starts: 26 February 2024
Ends: 1 March 2024
Location: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya

The sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) is in session from 26 February to 1 March, 2024 at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Martin Brocklehurst will be ensuring details of project AURORA are circulated to Member States, NGO’s, UN Representatives, Business Leaders and Citizen Scientists attending this event […]

First for Africa – International CitSci Africa Conference 2024

Starts: 21 February 2024
Ends: 22 February 2024
Location: United States International University Africa

Project AURORA will be at the 1st International Citizen Science Africa Conference (CitSci Africa) on the 21st and 22nd February 2024.  This historic conference will bring together citizen scientists from across Africa to meet with International Citizen Scientist to share best practice and to bring to life the UNESCO Open Science Recommendation.  A team of […]

How can ICT contribute to a better Europe?

Date: 14 February 2024
Location: South Campus of UPM

Inspiring students of information and communication technologies to dedicate their professional careers to the climate challenge is the goal of the colloquium scheduled for February 14th at the auditorium of the South Campus of UPM. During a two-hour session, the ambassadors will draw from their experiences to address all audience questions and showcase their own professional journeys as examples of the interdisciplinary approach necessary to confront this challenge. We look forward to seeing you there!

EU 21st Week Regions & Cities

Date: 10 October 2023
Location: SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre

Project AURORA will take part in this year’s EU 21st Week Regions & Cities. The biggest EU gathering of city and regional leaders will allow Project AURORA to demonstrate how citizen science can be used to engage people in the drive towards zero carbon emissions.

40th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

Starts: 18 September 2023
Ends: 22 September 2023
Location: Lisbon Congress Center
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AURORA will present at the largest global solar energy conference in Lisbon 18-22th September 2023. It will give the AURORA project an opportunity to promote its ideas world wide on the most preeminent global platform for research and development in this field.

Citizens Driving a Climate-neutral Europe

Date: 8 June 2023
Location: Online
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AURORA will contribute (together with 6 of our sister projects on Citizen Science) to a webinar at the EU Green Week on 8th June 2023 from 12.00 – 14.00hrs CEST. We will explore the power of citizen science to skill communities to tackle some of the most urgent environmental challenges of our time.

SLO-PV 2023

Date: 7 June 2023
Location: University of Ljubljana

We invite you to attend the 9th Slovenian Photovoltaic Conference, which will take place on 7 June 2023 at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Tržaška cesta 25, Ljubljana. The conference is organized by the Slovenian Photovoltaics Technology Platform, SIST – Slovenian Institute for Standardization and the Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics LPVO Laboratorij za fotovoltaiko in optoelektroniko.

The AURORA project, the ŠEK Student Energy Club and the AURORA App will also be presented at the conference.

ICT and Climate Change

Date: 25 April 2023
Location: ETSISI Auditorium, UPM
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[Event in Spanish] Las TIC tienen mucho que ver con el cambio climático. La revolución digital no estará centrada en las personas si no es sostenible, social, económica y medioambientalmente.

Arduino Workshop: Build Your Own Energy Meter

Starts: 18 April 2023
Ends: 20 April 2023
Location: Polytechnic University of Madrid

This citizen science initiative continues a series of monthly workshops, contests, and activities started in March with the open dialogue “Climate Change and Energy Crisis”. The overarching objective is to increase awareness among young people about their own relationship with energy use through various activities.

New Sustainable Action Group meeting

Date: 18 April 2023
Location: University of Évora

On the 18th of April, a meeting with the community will be held to present and discuss the potential energy communities to be constituted under the AURORA project initiative, either through the donation of funds directly to the University of Évora; or through a partnership with the Red Cross Évora for the creation of a self-consumption energy community with benefits in services or products for the participants.

Citizen science seminar

Date: 1 March 2023
Location: Nobelparken, Aarhus
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Project AURORA was invited to the citizen science seminar organised by Akamediet for Talentfulde Unge (ATU). Researchers will discuss with over 100 talented high school students on the AURORA project and how young citizens can contribute to the green transition. The seminar will be held in Nobelparken, where the crowdfunded solar panels will be installed.

Sustainable Living and E-Mobility webinar

Date: 16 February 2023
Location: Online
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The Center for Extracurricular Activities of the University of Ljubljana organized a webinar on Sustainable Living and E-Mobility. The lecture will be held as part of the “Eco Month February” event.

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