The access to electrical energy has a key role with regards to the socio-economic development and poverty alleviation in particular. The local generation and use of renewable energy offers a significant potential for the local economic development apart from different environmental benefits.
In presentations from European and South American speakers as well as in discussion rounds the challenges and opportunities of renewable electricity generation for the socio-economic development will be highlighted.
This seminar will offer a forum for German key actors in the renewable energy technology transfer and development cooperation sectors, to exchange experience between each other and to enter into a dialogue with representatives from Latin American universities.
It seeks to promote the exchange of experiences between universities, NGOs and enterprises working in international renewable energy technology transfer.
Moreover, it aims to initiate partnerships and contribute to closer networking between institutions in the field of renewable energy and development cooperation.
The deadline for registering is the 29th of August 2014. You can register online here.