Renewable Energy Training Program

Renewable Energy Based Electricity
Generating Systems for Rural Development
Systems, Applications, Economics

At ISEET four different training programs are offered to cover each of the above mentioned RE technologies. Each program is offered at two levels. The entry level is intended for trainee with little or no experience in the field of RE and need to acquire knowledge about the basic concept, design, and operation of any of the four RE technologies. This entry level course will help the student to achieve basic knowledge, comprehension, and management of RE systems. The advanced level will provide all necessary knowledge and tools needed to design, install, operate and maintain RE systems. Previous knowledge of RE technologies is not required; however, the trainees will acquire additional skills that allow them to serve as system installer. Among the programs offered by ISEET are solar electricity program, wind energy program, modern biomass, and Mini/Micro hydro energy programs.

Who Should Attend it

     The entry level is recommended for higher school students and technical school students to integrate RE education in schools to help students to gain knowledge about this essential technology and to increase their job opportunities. It is also recommended for young employee working for municipalities and energy service companies to fine-tune their skills and to improve their ability to understand and apply the concept of integration and planning of multiple energy sources.

     The advanced level training program is designed for technician and young engineers involved in energy supply and planning projects; like energy service companies, industrial energy customer/users municipalities and housing developments authorities, urban and rural area development projects, and NGO involved with socio-economic development projects. Training school teachers and social workers will also be very helpful to the process of integration of energy services into the socio-economic development efforts.

Program Overview

     The duration of the training course is four weeks for the entry level program, five days per week from 9 am to 5 pm per day including a one-hour lunch break. The training programs include classroom lectures and experimental work to gain hands on experience in the operation of several systems, in addition to field trips to see real systems in operation. The duration of the advanced level program could be extended to six weeks depending on the level of the trainee and the required level of expertise they should be achieving. The additional two weeks can also be utilized to provide the trainee with knowledge related to energy resources management and planning.