Opportunity - Training: Fundamentals of Community-Scale Hydro
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While technical in focus, the training emphasizes climate resilience and other socio-environmental co-benefits. An engineering or science background can be beneficial but is not required. The modules are as follows: - Orientation to Hydro Mini-Grids - Social Enterprise Models for Mini-Grids - Demand Assessment - Water Resource Assessment - Terrain Assessment - Power Output Design
Participants are encouraged to attend a live kick-off session on February 7, as well as weekly live sessions for Q&A and discussion for each module of the 6-week program. In between the live sessions participants will be expected to do self-paced learning using the SEEED learning management system, featuring videos, articles, quizzes, and discussion forums. The live synchronous sessions will be planned for morning Sub-Saharan Africa and afternoon/evening Asia Pacific time zones.
The time commitment for each of the 6 training modules is estimated as follows: - Kickoff session: 1 hour (Optional) - Live Q&A and peer-to-peer dialogue: 1 to 2 hours./week (Optional) - Self-work: 1 to 2 hours/week (Required)All interested individuals are welcome to apply by filling out this form by February 1, 2022.