Project Development Programme

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


Begin: 23/01/2023
End: 27/01/2023
Location: Accra, Ghana
Field of application/technology: Energy generation, Solar energy
Country of implementation: Botswana, Zambia
Target area: Africa, Southern Africa

The German Training Week – Project Development aims to expand your network and to gain hands-on experience from German experts on the successful development of solar PV projects. In addition to technical and financial topics, the workshop will also cover commercial and legal aspects of project development. It gives you an opportunity to strengthen your project development skills and set up long-term partnerships with specialised German companies in the PV sector.

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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