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Continual Professional Development course: University of Ghana from 21 - 24 June, 2017
During the week of the Conference, a four-day short course entitled “Continual Professional Development (CPD) training onSustainable energy Transitions” will be organised at ISSER, University of Ghana from 21 - 24 June, 2017. SAMSET will run this course in partnership with the Covenant of Mayors Programme in Sub-Saharan Africa, covering areas such as urban energy data and profiling, energy futures modelling, sustainable energy strategy development, as well as the implementation of a range of sustainable energy options. National and international experts in the field of Energy will handle different sessions of the training and certificates of participation will be awarded to participants at the end of the training. The trainingis targeted at energy sector planners and workers, research institutions, and postgraduate-level students.
New Roles and Business Models for Municipal Electricity Utilities in the Energy Sector
In an effort to tackle challenges in the energy market sector, South African – German Energy Partnership in collaboration with SEA, recently held a knowledge exchange workshop for municipalities. Both South African and German municipalities provided insights on their experiences and opened up discussions for possible pathways that SA municipalities can consider.
3 steps towards developing a city’s energy framework: City of Tshwane case study
SEA and the City of Tshwane undertook a process to transforming the energy sector of the city. First, an energy profile was conducted, followed by an analysis of possible future energy scenarios and their implications on revenue. These scenarios, together with the SALGA Strategy Guide for Local Government on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency informed the development of a sustainable energy framework for the city.