RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY


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23rd - 28th January 2017

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ABOUT THE COURSE


The course aims to give a firm foundation of renewable energy sources and familiarize participants with different renewable energy technologies, their impact on socio-economic development, climate change and energy security. The participants will be able to relate different energy sources with economic development, environment protection and energy security with particular reference to Lesotho situations.

What you'll learn


  • Types of energy; Energy units; Difference between conventional and non-conventional energy sources
  • Introduction to bio-energy (fuel-wood, bio-liquid and biogas)
  • Introduction to solar energy; Solar resource assessment; Solar photovoltaic energy; Solar thermal; Concentrated solar power
  • Introduction to hydropower; Water resource assessment; Micro, mini, small, large and pumped storage hydropower
  • Introduction to wind energy; Wind resource assessment; Wind power
  • Energy Management; Energy Efficiency; Energy Conservation; Energy audit; Demand side management
  • Overview of renewable energy and energy efficiency potential in Lesotho

Meet the instructors


Dr. L.Z. Thamae

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Dr. M. Mpholo

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Prof. B.M. Taele

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Length 5.5 days
Credits 44 hours
Price-Certificate of Attendance M4000
Price-Certificate of CompetenceM6000

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