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Green Energy Center in Iran (GECI) – Enabling Climate Mitigation through Capacity Development

As of: June 2019

Objective and activities

The main goal of the project is to support the Iran trough specific further training and knowledge transfer to reach the countries climate mitigation targets. Iran plans to generate at least five percent of its power from renewable energy sources by 2020. The country encourages the development of a “green economy” and incentives for the use of technologies in the renewable energy sector and energy efficiency. The project’s ambition is to promote a Green Energy Center of Iran to respond to the academic and professional training needs of the emerging sector of renewable energies. The project target groups are multipliers from the public, private, academic, and financial sectors. Knowledge transfer and capacity development will be outlined with a focus on integrating courses in existing academic study programs.

State of implementation/results

  • Various workshops and guest lecturers, with experts from Germany took place.
  • Due to high demand, an online training offers learning for a broader target group.

Project data


Implementing organisation:
Technische Universität Berlin - Fakultät „Arbeitslehre und Technik"

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry of Energy - Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

BMU grant:
€ 1,498,599.54

05/2017 till 04/2020


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