Project Development Programme

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


Begin: 22/06/2020
End: 25/06/2020
Location: Online
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Solar energy
Country of implementation: Kenya
Target area: Africa, East Africa

Take the opportunity to strategically position your company in the Kenyan solar PV sector

You are most welcome to join this digital German Training Week – Solar to expand your network and gain hands-on experience through German experts from the solar PV sector regarding the successful development of solar PV projects in Kenya. It offers you the perfect opportunity to strengthen project development skills and to establish long-term partnerships with highly qualified German companies in the solar PV industry.

The language of presentation would be English. The four day course is structured as follows:

Day 1 Basic system design for PV systems

Understanding the customer’s system

Detailed design aspects
Energy yield assessment
Introduction to planning tools
System optimization
Introduction to various PV business models
Improvements of business case to customer needs
Examples from actual projects

Day 2Storage solutionsIntroduction to battery storage systems
Flexible applications of storage solutions
Energy management
Battery types
Operation and maintenance
Day 3Inverter technologies Fundamentals
Flexible applications
• Energy arbitrage
• Peak shaving
• Grid regulation
Operation and maintenance
Day 4Installation, Commissioning, Operation and MaintenanceMounting structures
Grid connection
Do's and Don'ts of PV installation

The training is free of charge.

Project Development Programme of the German Energy Solutions Initiative

The Digital 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 für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH aims to establish long-term business partnerships between German and Kenyan companies.