14 September 2018 to 20 May 2019
The following webinars were—or will be—presented as part of the seventh module of an eight-module expert training course for decision makers, practitioners and engineers delivered by the International Solar Alliance and the Clean Energy Solutions Center.
Thinking in Ecosystems: People, Money, Technology, and Policy
5 May 2019
This session offers information on designing solar energy policies, finance challenges, successful business models, capacity building, and technology innovation.
Off-grid Solar Market: Trends, Challenges, Success Stories and Future Outlook
Pay-as-you-go Solar: A Revolution in Off-grid Electrification
19 October 2018
This training provides a view into the concept of PAYGO business models for off-grid solar PV, offering analysis of the business model specification landscape and an evaluation of the PAYGO market.
Solar Mini-grids: Challenges and Opportunities
26 October 2018
In this session you will learn the about basic functions and technology aspects of solar mini-grids, and major challenges and opportunities related to mini-grid installations. The presentation includes a case study analysis of a promising support program in India.
Best Practices for Regulatory Frameworks for Solar Powered Mini-grids
8 December 2018
In this session you will learn about the fundamentals of regulatory and policy frameworks that support mini-grid development. The first half of this video will focus on energy sector policy instruments. The second half will cover fiscal policy and regulatory instruments.
Solar PV in Island Contexts: Key Considerations
20 May 2019
This presentation covers solar PV technologies and their application in island settings. Grid integration, demand response and storage, costs, and market factors are evaluated.
Off-grid Demand Analysis
18 October 2019
This webinar explores critical demand factors for off-grid PV systems. Content covers energy and power demands, types of loads, demand type sectors, data collection methods and techniques, demand-side management and more..
Ensuring Quality in Off-grid Rural Electrification Projects
3 December 2019
This training session covers the various phases and elements of ensuring quality and standards in the development and construction of off-grid rural electrification projects, including mini-grids.
Solar Storage and End-of-Life Use and Recycling
3 December 2019
This training session provides information on solar storage and end-of-life use and recycling measures and practices. The content covers the need for energy storage, solar PV combined with storage technology, solar PV end-of-life management and battery end-of-life management.