Trainings

The COBENEFITS project offers training courses on the co-benefits of climate change mitigation with renewables energy technologies and on country-specific co-benefits in the partner countries South Africa, India, Vietnam and Turkey.

The courses are created by RENAC, one of the leading international providers for training and capacity building on renewable energy and energy efficiency, in collaboration with the project consortium, national focal points and local knowledge partners.
RENAC follows a blended learning approach, i.e. the combination of online courses (e-learning) as preparation for face-to-face trainings to be conducted in the partner countries in 2018 and 2019. Within the project duration from 3/2017 until 2/2020, the following training measures are planned:

  • Creation of new co-benefits online courses with a total learning time of 120 hours (Additionally, further online courses are offered to potential participants depending on the specific needs of the partner countries)
  • Face-to-face trainings with a total duration of 14 days in each partner country

The courses will cover various aspects renewable energy technologies, co-benefits of renewable energy in climate change mitigation, methodologies and tools to assess co-benefits, international and national climate policies, and sustainable power system planning.

Who can apply for the COBENEFITS trainings?

The COBENEFITS training programme is targeting professionals from India, South Africa, Vietnam, and Turkey working in the following public and private sectors:

  • Ministries recognising the importance of climate protection/policy and/or with responsibility for energy policy on national level
  • Subordinate authorities and regulators, regional or local administration
  • Policy makers on subnational/state level
  • Financial institutions
  • Energy or climate related agencies, think tanks and research institutions

 

Time schedule for online trainings

  • “Renewable energy technologies – Introduction (20 hours)”
  • “Co-benefits of renewable energy in climate change mitigation – Overview (20 hours)”

> Open from 01.10. – 31.12.2018

 

Time schedule for face-to-face trainings


South Africa: 2018

Year Duration Title Date
2018

 

South Africa
2 days
ZA_1: Social and Economic opportunities (co-benefits) of Renewable Energy for South Africa – focus on health benefits related to a less carbon-intensive power sector 19+20. Nov 2018 (Tbc.)
2018 South Africa
2 days
ZA_2: Social and Economic opportunities (co-benefits) of Renewable Energy for South Africa – Introduction and focus on PV self-consumption 22+23. Nov 2018 (Tbc.)


India 2018

Year Duration Title Date
2018 India
2 days
IN_1: Social and Economic opportunities (co-benefits) of Renewable Energy for India – focus on energy access opportunities Tba.
2018 India
2 days
IN_2: Social and Economic opportunities (co-benefits) of Renewable Energy for India – Introduction and focus on air pollution and health benefits Tba.

Vietnam: tba.
Turkey: tba.

 

More information and how to apply

For more information about training topics, requirements for participation, scholarship options, dates and deadlines for application please visit https://www.renac.de/projects/current-projects/co-benefits

Contact: Roman Buss, (buss@renac.de)