Request your Solar Hub Training

This online training is provided by the Global Solar & Water initiative Team for country WASH coordination platforms/ clusters, that express and interest, organize the logistic and are able to bring at least 10 different WASH organizations.

The training is:

  1. Remote, 3 to 4 days long. Provided for free, 3 country-slots available.
  2. First come first serve basis, priority given to humanitarian contexts/ organizations
  3. Target WASH technical people, no previous knowledge of Solar required
  4. Agenda fitted to participant background, check standard template here (link a la agenda que adjunto en este correo)

Subject: Training on technical design and economic analysis of Solar Water Pumping Schemes.

Date and participants: 3 days, minimum 10 WASH agencies, maximum 25 participants

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Day 1

Session Objective
8.30 – 9.00h

Introduction of participants – Brief presentation of the Global Solar&Water Initiative

9.00h – 10.30h

Session 1: Principles of Solar energy production. Concept of Peak Sun Hour. Orientation of panels and databases.

To estimate which water schemes can be technically solarized.
10.30h – 11.00h – Coffee break
11.00h – 12.30h

Session 2: Types and components in a solar water scheme. I-V curve of a solar panel and MPP tracker. Standard Test Conditions.

To understand the functions of different components in a solarized water scheme.
12.30h-13.30h – Lunch break
13.30h  – 15.00h

Session 3: Factors influencing solar energy production. Worst month method.

To understand factors that reduce energy production and how to minimize them.
15.00-15.30h – Coffee break
15.30h – 17.00h

Session 4: Downloading and Introduction to different solar design software. 

To become familiar with the use of solar design software.

 

Day 2

Session Objective
8.30 – 9.00h – Recap of day 1 – Self test
9.00h – 10.30h

Session 5: Design of a solar water scheme.

Hands-on designing a solar water scheme.
10.30h – 11.00h – Coffee break
11.00h – 12.30h

Session 6: Design of a solar water scheme. Overview of Remote monitoring options

Practical demonstration of solar pumping

Hands-on designing a solar water scheme.
12.30h-13.30h – Lunch break
13.30h – 15.00

Session 7: Economic comparison methodology and tool. Overview of Economic analysis performed in some sites

Hands-on assessing economic of a solar vs diesel system.
15.00-15.30h – Coffee break
15.30h – 17.00h

Session 8: Physical installation checklist for field teams. Introduction to trouble shooting.

Solve pending queries, recap of sessions and way forward.

 

Day 3

Session Objective
8.30 – 9.00h – Recap of day 1 – Self test
9.00h – 10.30h

Session 9: Call of proposals and biddings – tips and templates. Pricing of solar schemes.

To learn tips previous solar calls for tender and bidding processes. To budgetise for solar installations in a project proposal
10.30h – 11.00h – Coffee break
11.00h – 12.30h

Session 10: Economic comparison solar vs hybrid vs diesel systems. 

Hands-on assessing economic of a solar vs diesel system.
12.30h-13.30h – Lunch break
13.30h  – 15.00h

Session 11: Full exercise reviewing all sessions. Technical design, pricing, economic analysis and preparation of bidding documents.

Hands on revision of all learnt tools. 
15.00-15.30h – Coffee break
15.30h – 17.00h

Session 12: Open session, feedback from participants with experience in solar pumping, review of further solar training available, O&M, tank sizing, recap.

Solve pending queries, recap of sessions and way forward.

 

WHERE

Online

WHAT

Online Training for Solar Water Systems

WHO

Minimum 10 organisations per country

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