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International Summer School in Solar Technology Applications for Rural Development, Germany


International Summer School in Solar Technology Applications for Rural Development, Germany

2011 Summer School on Solar Technology Applications for Rural Development in Germany
Study Subject:Solar Technology Applications for Rural Development ,Engineering, Financing, Policy,
Employer: DAAD
Level:Training
Scholarship Description:Solar technologies are extremely promising with ever-increasing output efficiency and the capability to be used in almost any location. Decreasing availability of fossil fuels quickens the need for solar technology, which is driving current developments. Solar systems are also relatively affordable and applicable to both homes and villages. Many projects capitalizing on solar power have already been implemented in developing countries, and serve as encouraging results for many more to come.
Considering the importance of solar technologies the Centre for Renewable Energy at the University of Freiburg in collaboration with the DAAD is organizing a week long course on solar technologies for rural electrification and enhancement of living standards in the developing countries. Solar Shift is intended for professionals from developing countries who have previously studied or worked in Germany. Applicants should be working in the renewable energy sector; which may include Engineering, Financing, Policy, etc. The programme will consist of lectures, workshops, group work and discussions, excursions, and social and networking activities.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
1st of April 2011
Further Scholarship Information and Application