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AltGen site visits in Kenya and Rwanda with PAUWES graduates

As part of the conclusion to the Pan-African University of Water and Energy Sciences engagement, our Kenyan-based team met with some of the MSc Energy graduates at two significant renewable energy facilities in Kenya and Rwanda. Ngong Hills Wind Farm, Nairobi, Kenya One of the students, Lilies Kathumbi, accompanied AltGen to the impressive Ngong Hills […]

Green Mini Grid (GMG) Facility Provides Power to Rural Kenya

The Green Mini Grid (GMG) Facility in Kenya provides technical assistance, output based connection grants and investment grants to mini-grid developers providing renewable energy to off grid communities in Kenya. This facility is part of the GMG Africa Program which aims to transform the Green Mini Grid sector in Africa into a thriving industry to […]

SAWEP ENGAGES ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN WIND ENERGY

After a very successful workshop held in Pretoria on 17 Jan 2018, and subsequent meetings, the SAWEP program is moving ahead with identifying training and skills needs in wind energy, with a few interventions being shortlisted as possible program beneficiaries, namely: Technical training and support to semi-skilled and locally located beneficiaries, especially in the context […]

ALTGEN APPOINTED TO ASSIST PAUWES GRADUATES IN ETHIOPIA

The Pan African University (PAU) is a African Union initiative to breathe life into African higher education, to counter brain drain and improve the employability of African graduates. While the PAU is based in Addis Ababa, the PAU Institute for Energy and Water Sciences (PAUWES) is located at the Abou Bakr Belkaid University of Tlemcen […]

ALTGEN CONSULTING AWARDED THE UNDP/SAWEP PROJECT

AltGen Consulting is extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded an opportunity enabling us to further build on work we have done within the Wind Industry. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has tasked AltGen to look into the status of Wind Energy Training, Education, Skills and Capacity Development in South Africa. This […]

A VISIT TO NUWATER’S FACILITY IN MUIZENBERG

Recently two of the AltGen team, JP & Tim, were treated to a tour of NuWater’s facility in Muizenberg, Cape Town. James Morisse, African New Business Development Executive, graciously walked them through NuWater’s operations which started with a look at the R&D lab before moving over to the assembly warehouse. It became abundantly clear throughout […]