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This course covers many of the technical and non-technical issues relating to introducing photovoltaics and renewable energy systems and technology in developing countries. The course will be closely aligned with current national or international programs in developing countries, for example the IEA PVPS Task IX, PV in developing countries.

The course will cover various Recommended Practice Guides developed by industry expert groups in the areas of financing and investment mechanisms, capacity building, implementation models and quality assurance. The course will include a practical components related to design, implementation and maintenance of photovoltaic and renewable energy systems in developing countries and case studies thereof.

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Offering Terms

Term 3



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