Webinar Lecture Series on Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Leonardo Energy is offering a series of 10 free webinar presentations on Regulation and Sustainable Energy in Developing Countries. The course begins on Thursday, December 1. Registration on the site permits one to attend any or all of the webinars. Topics to be covered during the webinars include:

The schedule for the webinars is as follows:

Sessions 1 & 2 – 1st , 8th December 2011

  • Renewable Energy and Rural Electrification Policies Renewable energy and access to energy services in rural areas & planning
  • Implementation of rural energy services companies
  • Regulatory and institutional framework
  • Cases of succesful electrification policies with RE

Sessions 3 & 4 – 12th, 26th January 2012

  • Feed In Tariff Policies & Grid Integration
  • Correct level of tariff
  • Selection of technologies / grid integration
  • Link between RE policies and industry policy
  • Analysis of existing FIT in developing countries

Sessions 5 & 6 – 9th, 23rd February 2012

  • Other Renewable Energy Support Mechanisms and Policies
  • Green certificates/ RPS schemes an their limitations
  • Fiscal incentives and tax breaks
  • Financing RE / mobilisation of CDM (post Kyoto)
  • Cases of massive scale RE dissemination in developing countries

Sessions 7 to 10 – 8th, 22nd March 2012 – 5th, 19th April 2012

  • Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries
  • Standards and labels/white certificates/ESCOs
  • Revenue decoupling and EE Energy audits / EE in buildings and in the industry
  • Cases of successful EE policies in developing countries.


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