Short Course on Preparations of Bankable Geothermal Documents 2015
2015 (9 days)
- Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)
- Landsvirkjun (National Power Company of Iceland)
- Nordic Development Fund
Employees of the Geological Survey of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Electric Power and the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy
The UNU-GTP conducted a Short Course on Preparations of Bankable Geothermal Documents 26 January-3 February 2015 in Ethiopia for selected employees of the Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE), Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MWIE). The short course was financed by the Icelandic International Development Agency and the Nordic Development Fund as part of the Geothermal Exploration Project in East Africa. The course covered the basics of preparations of documents required for the financing of geothermal projects. The course was conducted in Addis Ababa and was attended by 25 participants from GSE, EEP and MWIE. Lecturing was in the hands of Landsvirkjun Power with Bjarni Pálsson and Kristján B. Ólafsson, consultant.
The short course tied in with the establishment of a new specialized line of study in the 6 month training programme, run for the first time in 2015: Project Management and Finances for Geothermal Projects.