Project Development Programme

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


Begin: 27/10/2020
End: 20/11/2020
Location: online
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Solar energy
Country of implementation: Madagascar
Target area: Africa, East Africa

Digital German Training Week – Project Development

Due to the worldwide action to fight the spreading of COVID-19, the German Training Week will take place online.

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

You are most welcome to join this digital German Training Week – Project Development 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 solar. In addition to technical and financial topics, the five-module workshop will also cover commercial and legal aspects of project development. It gives you a perfect opportunity to strengthen the project development skills and set up long-term partnerships with high skilled German companies of the solar PV sector.

The language of presentation will be French. The five-module course is structured as follows:

Module 1 Course Overview Project Phases, stakeholders of project development, Finance of projects
Module 2Technical Aspects Introduction 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
Module 3Commercial Aspects Electricity load profiles, business models, financial modelling, business opportunities for project developers
Module 4Legal AspectsMain investment risks, Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), leasing model, EPC-contracts, O&M contracts, project finance agreements, regulatory issues and insurance issues
Module 5Wrap-upProject Documentation, successful preparation for project development, final test

The training is free of charge.

Project Development Programme of the German Energy Solutions Initiative

The Digital German Training Week (GTW) – Project Development is organized 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 Madagascan companies.

For more details please contact Ajasoa Randrianarivelo (GIZ).