Newsletter February 2022

Book: Solar Pumping for Water Supply

A French version of the book “Solar Pumping for Water Supply: Harnessing solar power in humanitarian and development contexts” is in now available online as an open access copy.

You can download a free copy by clicking here

Video: Measures to avoid solar panel theft vandalism

Following the technical brief released in July 2021 on measures observed in different interventions that
implementers can adopt to secure solar modules from theft and vandalism, the solar team has put together a video summarizing these measures.

Please click here to access the new VIDEO & the TECHNICAL BRIEF

Solar pumping training opportunities

If you are looking for a training on Solar Powered Water Systems, check out the
below options:

  • Upcoming virtual course “SPWS: An Overview of Principles and Practice” provided by WCAR solar hub in both English >click here and French >click here
  • Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS). Toolbox Online Trainings in 2022: Follow this link for more information
  • Onsite/face to face training is available through our academic partner in Kenya: the Strathmore Energy Research Centre. More information, find here
  • Online training at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, click here

Looking for training related opportunities for your team or country? Contact us for registration at

With best wishes,                                                                     

Global Solar & Water Initiative team

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