Theme Renewable energy, Integration, market structure, grid-codes, flexible generation
Title Renewable Energy Training for Latin America 2015
Dates 19-23 October 2015
Venue Santiago, Chile
Language English and Spanish (simultaneous interpretation in both languages)
Deadline 1 September 2015
Participating countries Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
Objectives


The training will provide participants with the latest analysis and trends in renewable energy 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

This course took place in October 2015. 

Fees,  costs and financial assistance

Attending the training sessions is FREE of charge.

Funding is available for up to 2 official nominees from each participating country (round trip economy flight and accommodation).

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

Contact For specific inquiries about this course contact Ms. Lucy Shedden at training.programme@iea.org
Group size 30
Course Programme (summary) ‌‌     

 Monday 19 October

Morning

Integration of renewable energy systems into power grids

Afternoon

International Context: Successes and failures: Case Studies

 Tuesday 20 October

Morning

Distributed generation, impacts on grids, retail pricing and remuneration models

Afternoon

Meteorological forecast systems, Grid-Codes Principal aspects to achieve required performance

Wednesday 21 October

Morning

Enabling technologies, Smart grids; demand side integration; flexible generation; storage

Afternoon

Ensuring energy security, Energy planning, regulation, market design for RE and flexibility investments

Thursday 22 October 

Morning

Grid integration of variable renewable: rountable discussions

Afternoon

Grid integration of variable renewable (cont.)

Friday 23 October

Morning

Site Visit (solar PV, solar CSP and wind)

Afternoon

Site Visit (cont.)
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