Project Development Programme

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


Begin: 18/09/2023
End: 22/09/2023
Location: Côte d'Ivoire
Field of application/technology: Efficiency in industry and commerce
Country of implementation: Côte d'Ivoire
Target area: Africa, West Africa

Recognizing energy savings potentials, evaluating investment opportunities and building partnerships with German solution providers

The German Training Week – Industrial Energy Efficiency in Côte d’Ivoire offers an opportunity for representatives of local industrial enterprises to strengthen their knowledge about how to reduce energy consumption and lower energy costs. In addition to technical topics, the training will also cover commercial and legal aspects and be completed with a certificate. The format will allow for an in-depth exchange with the international and local trainers as well as with experienced German companies offering state-of-the-art solutions in the region. It therefore furthers a better understanding of how to address your company’s energy consumption challenges, how to choose between different available business models and how to create partnerships with German project developers and technology providers.

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

Module 1 IntroductionIntroduction to energy efficiency and energy management: definitions, potentials, data collection and monitoring
Module 2Legal AspectsLegal aspects of energy efficiency and energy management: international and national framework and DIN
Module 3Commercial/ Financial AspectsFinancial terms to assess a project and business models, ESCOs
Module 4Technical AspectsEnergy efficiency potentials of cross-cutting technologies (HVAC, motors, drives and pumps, compressed air, process heat, lighting)
Module 5CommunicationProject Documentation, successful preparation for project development, final test

The training is free of charge.

The training is offered under the Project Development Programme (PDP) as part of the German Energy Solutions Initiative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. The PDP is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

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