Project Development Programme

Project Development in Côte d'Ivoire German Training Week within the Project Development Programme (PDP)


Begin: 18/10/2021
End: 12/11/2021
Location: Online
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Solar energy
Country of implementation: Côte d'Ivoire
Target area: Africa, West Africa

A virtual German Training Week for the Ivorian market on project development will take place from 18 October to 12 November 2021.

Connect with German companies

The German Training Week – Project Development aims to expand your network and practical experience with German experts from the solar PV industry. 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 the presentation would be english but french translation will be provided. The five-module course is structured as follows:

Module 1Course overviewProject Phases, stakeholders of project development, Finance of projects
Module 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
Module 3Commercial/ Financial AspectsElectricity 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 5CommunicationProject Documentation, successful preparation for project development, final test

The training is free of charge.

Contact for further information

Herr Serge-Eric Konan
Länderrepräsentant Côte d‘Ivoire
Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH