Short Course on Preparations of Bankable Geothermal Documents 2015

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

Short Course on Preparations of Bankable Geothermal Documents 2015


Year

2015 (9 days)

Location

Ethiopia

Total participants

25

Partners

  • Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA)
  • Landsvirkjun (National Power Company of Iceland)
  • Nordic Development Fund

Target group

Employees of the Geological Survey of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Electric Power and the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy


Description

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.

Division

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