Project Development Programme

Project development in Botswana and Sambia German Training Week within the Project Development Programme (PDP)


A German Training Week for the Sambian and Botsuanian Markets focusing on project development will take place from 12 to 16 September 2022.

Begin: 12/09/2022
End: 16/09/2022
Location: Botswana and Sambia
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Solar energy
Country of implementation: Botswana, Zambia
Target area: Africa, Southern Africa

The language of the presentation would be English. The five-module course is structured as follows:

Module 1 Course 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.

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