Short Course for Decision Makers from Burundi, DRC and Rwanda on Geothermal Development 2013

The Geothermal Training Programme (GTP) is operated within Orkustofnun (The National Energy Authority of Iceland). Orkustofnun became an Associated

Short Course for Decision Makers from Burundi, DRC and Rwanda on Geothermal Development 2013

held in Naivasha, Kenya, 25 - 28 September


Year

2013 (4 days)

Location

Kenya

Total participants

13

Partners

  • European Union
  • Geothermal Development Company (GDC)
  • Great Lakes Energy Agency (EGL)
  • Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)
  • ISOR (Iceland GeoSurvey)
  • Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)

Target group

Decision makers from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rwanda


Description

The UNU-GTP and the Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) held a short course on geothermal development for decision makers from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rwanda in cooperation with Kenya Electricity Generating Company and Geothermal Development Company at Lake Naivasha in Kenya from 25 - 28 September. 

The short course was organized by the UNU-GTP in collaboration with KenGen and GDC at the request of ICEIDA, which financed the course as part of the Regional Geothermal Exploration Project in Rwanda, Burundi and DRC, supported by the European Union and implemented through the Great Lakes Energy Agency (EGL).  The course covered the basics of geothermal exploration and development and was attended by 13 participants from the project steering committee, i.e. Burundi (3), Congo (3), Rwanda (3), the three EGL member states (3), and the European Union delegation in Rwanda (1), with lecture support from ÍSOR – Iceland GeoSurvey.

Division

UNU-GTP | Orkustofnun, Grensásvegi 9 | IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland | unugtp@unugtp.is | Tel: +354 569 6000 | Fax: +354 568 8896