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Wind Energy in Sierra Leone? Learn in a 5-days workshop that solar energy is not the only renewable energy source and construct your own wind turbine!
The German-Sierra Leonean association Bintumani D-SL will carry out a workshop in the wind energy sector. From November 4th until November 8th, 2019 Participants will learn how to construct a small wind turbine. The construction of the turbine is based on plans from Hugh Piggott and experts from Germany – KitRad (kitrad.org) and ERNI Kollektiv (erni-kollektiv.org).
A functional wind turbine is already in place at the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (Congo Cross Campus) where the workshop will take place at the Bintumani D-SL supported EDUREC Laboratory.
The instructors of the workshop are Mr. Norbert Hoffmann (Bintumani D-SL) and Christian Wencke (ERNI Kollektiv) from Germany. Partners in Sierra Leone are:
– Milton Margai College of Education and Technology
– Light Salone Innovation
– Youth Development Project (YDP)
– Mr. Des Peters (Kenema)
Workshop participants will not only learn how to construct a functional wind turbine, but get a good basic understanding of electrical engineering.The workshop is supported by GIZ/EnDev.
We strongly encourage WOMEN with backgrounds in renewable energy or electrical engineering, to apply for the training. Please, send a short motivation letter, including your name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org