The first MGA session in Mozambique draws to a closing

The Academy will hold another session in the country in six months’ time

The first Micro-Grid Academy session in Mozambique ends today in Pemba. The eleventh MGA session took place in the framework of the project ILUMINA: Access to Energy for the local development and women empowerment, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and implemented by AVSI, partner of the Academy, together with Tecnologie Solidali and RES4Africa. The training aimed to enhance the capacities of local stakeholders operating in the renewable energy and rural electrification field through a participatory integrated approach, with a focus on local economy development and women empowerment.

28 participants from local governmental institutions attended the training, consisting in two-weeks of theoretical classes and technical workshops focused on current Mozambique energy situation, uses of energies in Water-Energy-Food Nexus approach, financial models, micro-grid sizing and environmental and social impact assessment.

A second MGA session in Mozambique will take place in six months.

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