NewEnergyNews: Sub-Sahara Africa Needs Skilled New Energy Builders

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Making the 'cold hard economic case' against coal
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Virtual contracts driving a boom in corporate renewables buys
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Cost Of Resilience
  • QUICK NEWS, April 16: Extinction Rebellion Joins The Climate Fight; Beating Climate Change With A New Energy Grid
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Way To Handle Wildfire Costs
  • QUICK NEWS, April 15: Climate Change’s “Extreme Pollen” Ups Allergy Struggles; Solar Breaking Through In The Southeast
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • Weekend Video: SNL’s Pete Davidson Explains Climate Change
  • Weekend Video: Time To Stop Fracking
  • Weekend Video: The Big Benefits Of Texas Wind
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Using Existing Coal Costs More Than Buying New Energy
  • QUICK NEWS, April 9: The Climate Change Security Risk; New Energy In Industry
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, April 18:

  • Young Republican Breakaways To Fight Climate Change
  • Storing More Energy Cheaper And Faster Than Batteries
  • Power-To-Go With The Solar Suitcase

    Friday, November 30, 2018

    Sub-Sahara Africa Needs Skilled New Energy Builders

    Skills gap holding back global decentralised renewable energy sector

    Tom Kenning, November 1, 2018 (PV Tech)

    “The distributed renewable energy (DRE) sector, necessary in a world with millions of people without power, is being held back by a chronic shortage of skilled workers…Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) has just 16,000 people working in renewable energy in a region with 600 million un-electrified people, according to [the Power For All coalition…[Backed by Schneider Electric Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation, the coalition is working to address the growing shortage of job-ready talent] across the DRE value chain, including manufacturing and assembly, sales, marketing and financing, and installation and services. It’s an especially big problem in remote, rural areas where lack of energy access gaps and joblessness are most severe…

    …[In-market competency shortages are among the] main business challenges…Sub-Saharan Africa will be a key focus of the [coalition because it] has the biggest energy access gaps, the fewest trained workers and the biggest opportunity to use DRE to spur clean energy and new jobs, especially in rural areas…[The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has] estimated that off-grid renewables for energy access could create at least 4.5 million jobs by 2030…Vocational training will become an essential part of the off-grid and decentralised energy revolution…[The coalition] will conduct an annual energy access jobs survey to understand current employment, job growth trends, and to identify gaps in workforce formation…The first findings will be released in H1 2019…” click here for more

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home