Improving, Increasing and Facilitating Access to Renewable Energy (RE) Education and Training (E&T) in Latin-America (LA) - 19_I_340 - 10055 - Internationale Climate Initiative (IKI)

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Improving, Increasing and Facilitating Access to Renewable Energy (RE) Education and Training (E&T) in Latin-America (LA)

As of: August 2019

Objective and activities

Investments in renewable energies (RE) in Latin America - excluding Brazil - increased 3.5-fold in the last decade. The large-scale use of RE is a pillar in the NDCs of many Latin American countries. Argentina, Peru and Uruguay are moving from fossil fuels to RE. One driving force is job creation, but there is still a shortage of skilled workers. The governments of these countries are aware of the need for action in education and training (E&T) for the RE sector. The biggest barriers are the lack of education and training facilities, equipment and trainers. The project supports Latin American countries in overcoming these barriers for RE, especially for solar and wind.

State of implementation/results

Project in the start-up phase.

Project data

Country:
Argentina, Peru, Uruguay

Implementing organisation:
Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE)

Partner institution(s):
  • Ministry for Energy and Mining - Argentina, Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) - Peru," Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining - Uruguay"

BMU grant:
€ 2,430,000

Duration:
03/2019 till 12/2021