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The Future of Sustainable Electricity

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Tekiu Discovery Trip, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Future of Sustainable Electricity

A Swedish delegation visit to the United Kingdom: In October 2015, Tekiu organised delegation meetings in London to compare European electricity systems today and in the future. Swedish researchers and policy makers met with representatives from UK government departments such as DECC and also OFGEM, as well as UK businesses involved in the strengthening the future of the UK electricity system. The group not only learnt about and exchanged views on the state of the art in power systems, they also had a ride on the classic London double decker...

DIY Kite Mapping

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Uncategorized, Workshop | 0 comments

DIY Kite Mapping

  Do-It-Yourself Kite making and mapping activity: Tekiu’s Citizens Without Borders initiative in collaboration with PLOTS and University College London created kite making and kite mapping workshops in September 2013. Participants built their own delta wing kites out of affordable materials (Tyvec or spun plastic sheets, wooden spars and strong tape) and attached cameras to the kites for DIY aerial photography. The workshops ended with an introduction to the open-source MapKnitter software that can be used to stitch together the...