Training solar professionals


Training solar professionals

"There are over a billion people who don't have electricity, so we made a solar solution!"

Yeh, yeh, that's great. But you can barely answer your emails! To reach a billion people we need to train thousands of solar professionals. 

This group is about sharing training materials.

Members: 24
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2014

Discussion Forum

Listing solar training organizations (focus on off-grid, developing countries)

Started by Yotam Ariel. Last reply by Martin van Dam Nov 21, 2014. 7 Replies

A list of solar training organizations (focus on off-grid, developing countries):- …Continue

Webinar on Institutionalizing Energy Training on Rural Electrification - 22nd May

Started by Saurabh Mehta. Last reply by Yotam Ariel May 17, 2013. 1 Reply

There is a webinar happening on institutionalizing energy training on rural electrification on 22nd May. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at:…Continue

Starting early - teaching schoolkids to do solar lighting

Started by Evan Mills. Last reply by Hans Mutzbauer Mar 14, 2013. 4 Replies

Back in early 2006, I wandered into a school in Zanzibar (TZ) and delighted in seeing a classroom full of kids assembling solar lights (Solux - …Continue

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Comment by Evan Mills on April 6, 2013 at 12:23pm

This photo from member Jacqui Mills suggests a great story about training in Bangalore.

Comment by Hans Mutzbauer on April 2, 2013 at 1:33pm

A partner NGO soon opens his second solar training center in the Senegal. They start the training course with the assembly of SOLUX 100.

Possibly I will visit this new training center in May, I will report about it.

Comment by Evan Mills on March 17, 2013 at 5:50pm

This photo re: Training in Barundi is certainly relevant here.

Comment by Yotam Ariel on March 12, 2013 at 1:13am


Comment by Evan Mills on March 11, 2013 at 11:58pm

Thanks for the nifty icon... ;)

Comment by Evan Mills on March 11, 2013 at 10:00pm

I usually don't join groups that lack a nifty icon at the top, but will make an exception for this important topic ;)

Seriously, thanks for creating the group.  You're one of the first members to do so!


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