Published on 09 November 2021
Tagged in CapacityBuilding
EPPEI_GIZ, 2021, Power System Planning and Operations _Overview Brochure.pdf.pdf
This brochure provides an overview of the short courses programme offered through the EPPEI-GIZ capacity building initiative. The initiative is funded by GIZ and is coordinated by the EPPEI Specialization Centre for Renewable Energy at the Stellenbosch University. The programme aims at building power system planning and operation capacity within South African industry and government, specifically acknowledging a future power system with significantly increased amounts of variable renewable energy generation.
Author/s: EPPEI, GIZ
Published on 17 March 2021
GIZ, SARETEC, 2021 factsheet landscape WEB REPRO.pdf.pdf
The SARETEC fact sheet outlines GIZ SAGEN’s support of the conceptualisation and establishment of the training centre and how it has grown to be an internationally recognised centre of excellence in solar and wind training. It provides specialised technical training and skills development to supply demand for skilled labour in the energy sector of South Africa.
Authors: GIZ, SAGEN
Published on 01 December 2017
GIZ_AltGen, 2017, Career progression of Wind Turbine Technicians in South Africa.pdf
The study followed five cohorts of technicians trained by SARETEC to determine their career progress. The study provided feedback from students and supervisors on the quality of the course and lastly investigates the acceptance of the wind industry in SA of the SARETEC offered qualification.
Author: AltGen Consulting
Published on 15 November 2017
GIZ_AltGen, 2017, Assessment of skills needs for the wind industry in South Africa.pdf
Training requirements and projected demand for Wind Service Technicians (WSTs) are compared with actual employment and an improved methodology for calculation jobs created per MW installed is offered.