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Theme Energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy technology
Title Sustainable Energy Training for Latin America 
Dates 10-14 November 2014
Venue Santiago, Chile
Language English and Spanish (simultaneous interpretation in both languages)
Deadline 15 September 2014
Participating countries Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Urugual, Venezuela
Objectives


This training event will feature 2 parallel courses:

  • Energy Efficiency Policy and Measures
  • Renewable Energy Policy and Technology

The training will provide participants with the latest analysis and trends in energy efficiency and low-carbon energy policy and planning. Leading experts from the IEA and other institutions will present recent developments from the Latin America region and around the world. Participants will become familiar with a range of recognised methodologies and tools for analysis and policy-formulation at the national level for the medium to long-term.

Attendance

By invitation: official invitations have been sent to all national ministries responsible for energy and to a number of energy industry stakeholders to nominate 3 internal candidates to attend the training. Please enquire internally about receiving a nomination.

By open registration: a limited number of places are available for open registration. Energy professionals from both the public and private sectors are eligible to apply. If requests exceed the available places, a selection procedure will apply.

A good level of English and/or Spanish language is required in order to benefit from the course.

The deadline for both official nominations and open registration is 15 September 2014.  We will notify applicants of the selection outcome in the coming weeks. 

Fees,  costs and financial assistance

Attending the training sessions is FREE of charge.

Funding is available for up to 3 official nominees from each participating country (round trip economy flight, accommodation and per diem).

Participants using the open registration option must cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

Contact For specific inquiries about this course contact:   training.programme@iea.org
Group size 60 people (30 per course)
Course Programme (summary) ‌‌     
Timing Course A: Energy Efficiency Course B: Renewable Energy

Monday, 10 November

Morning

Launch welcome speeches speeches

Launch welcome speeches speeches

Afternoon

  • International perspectives (IEA) – Energy efficiency & Energy technology 
  • Regional perspectives – IDB, OLADE, GIZ, UN ECLAC, UNIDO
  • International perspectives (IEA) – Energy efficiency & Energy technology 
  • Regional perspectives – IDB, OLADE, GIZ, UN ECLAC, UNIDO

Tuesday, 11 November

Morning

 
  • EE international policy best practice
  • Energy Efficiency Governance
  • Renewable Technology deployment roadmaps

Afternoon

 
  • Energy Efficiency Finance 
  • Renewable Technology deployment roadmaps (cont.)

Wednesday, 12 November

Morning

  • Energy Efficiency Indicators 
  • Renewables International policy best practice
  • Renewables Market outlook 

Afternoon

 
  • Energy Efficiency Indicators (cont.)
  • Renewables Grid integration and variability 

Thursday, 13 November

Morning

  •  Site visit(s) – Energy efficiency project AND/OR Renewable energy project 
  • Site visit(s) – Energy efficiency project AND/OR Renewable energy project

Afternoon

  • Energy Efficiency – Regionally specific policy recommendations
  • Renewables Grid integration and variability (cont.)

Friday, 14 November

Morning

  • Energy demand-side management (‘Saving electricity in a hurry’)
  • Lessons learnt for the region 
  • Energy demand-side management (‘Saving electricity in a hurry’)
  • Lessons learnt for the region 

Afternoon

 Closing remarks and awarding of certificates

Closing remarks and awarding of certificates

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