Project Development Programme

Project Development in Mali German Training Week within the Project Development Programme (PDP)


Begin: 25/03/2019
End: 29/03/2019
Location: Bamako, Mali
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Solar energy
Country of implementation: Mali
Target area: Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa

From 25–29 March 2019, the German Training Week with the focus on project development will happen in Bamako, Mali.

Use the opportunity to strategically position your company in the Malian solar PV sector

You are most welcome to join this German Training Week – Project Development to expand your network and get hands-on experience from German experts from the solar PV sector to successfully develop solar PV projects in Mali. In addition to technical and financial topics, the five-day workshop will also cover commercial and legal aspects of project development. It gives you a perfect opportunity to strengthen the project development skills of your company and to set up long-term partnerships with German representatives of the solar PV sector.

The language of presentation will be French.

The five-day course is structured as follows:

Day 1Course overviewProject phases, stakeholders of project development, finance of projects
Day 2Technical AspectsIntroduction into the solar PV technology, assessment of PV-resources and energy output, PV-system design, concepts for on-site electricity generation and consumption, suitability of locations, construction, operation and maintenance of PV-systems
Day 3Commercial AspectsElectricity load profiles, business models, financial modelling, business opportunities for project developers
Day 4Legal AspectsMain investment risks, Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), leasing model, EPC-contracts, O&M contracts, project finance agreements, regulatory issues and insurance issues
Day 5CommunicationDocumentation, successful preparation for project development, final test

The training is free of charge.

Project Development Programme of the German Energy Solutions Initiative

The German Training Week (GTW) – Project Development is organised as part of the German Energy Solutions Initiative under the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. With the conduction of the GTW the Project Development Programme (PDP) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH aims to establish long-term business partnerships between German and Malian companies.

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