Renewable Energy Training Workshop
26 – 30 August 2013
Skilpadvlei Conference Centre, Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch University will present a five-day training workshop in renewable and sustainable energy technologies in Stellenbosch. The aim of the five day training workshop is to enhance the capacity in the country to implement projects in this field. Each day is also registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) so that participants from industry can earn Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points – 1 credit per course.
The workshop will cover the following areas:
|Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies||26 August 2013|
|Renewable Energy Policy & Finance||27 August 2013|
|Solar Energy Technologies||28 August 2013|
|Wind & Hydro Technologies||29 August 2013|
|Bio-energy Technologies||30 August 2013|
All the courses will be presented in English by specialists in their field.
The workshop is structured in such a way that one can pay and attend for either one, two, three, four or all five days as indicated below (University courses are exempt from VAT):
|COURSES||DATES 2013||REGISTRATION BY|
|Renewable Energy Systems||15-20 April 2013||2 April 2013||Prof Ben Sebitosi & Josh Reinecke|
|Renewable Energy Policy||20-25 May 2013||6 May 2013||Prof Alan Brent|
|Introduction to Solar Energy||10-16 June 2013||27 May 2013||Paul Gauchè (coordinator),
Riaan Meyer & Johan Strauss
|Thermal Energy Systems||24-29 June 2013||10 June 2013||Dr Jaap Hoffman|
|Renewable Energy Finance||22-27 July 2013||8 July 2013||Mr Jako Volschenk|
|Bioenergy||12-17 August 2013||29 July 213||Prof Johann Görgens|
|Wind & Hydro Energy||2-7 September 2013||19 August 2013||Prof Theo von Backström & Alejandro Lupion|
These modules have been registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa for Continuous Professional Development points. A Certificate of Attendance with an indication of the CPD points and level will be awarded to all participants who attend a full course from Monday morning to Saturday lunchtime.