We organize conferences and courses addressed to Italian and foreign students, international experts and NGOs.
Our aim is to create a high level platform and an international and effective network of experts, and produce a set of recommendations for further research activities on appropriate technologies tailored to benefit local economy, best practices and innovative business models, policy instrument to benefit local economy.
Training: collaboration with Universities
Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano, 26th March 2013
Lecturers at the Seminar on "Renewable and Distributed Energy Generation for Sustainable Development in Low-Income Contexts".
Training: collaboration with international organizations
ICS-UNIDO, Tunisi, 8th–12th October 2012
Lecturers at the Training Course on "Options and best practices for renewable energy technologies for productive uses in the Mediterranean region".
ICS-UNIDO, Trieste, 4th–8th June 2012
Lecturers at the Summer Course on "Renewable energies for decentralized systems: supporting tools and best practices for green energy and sustainable development"
UNIDO Renewable Energy e-learning course
Presented by the ICS-UNIDO in joint collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano, the METID Service Area and the Department of Energy. The course covers subjects within a broad frame of renewable energies, specifically solar thermal energy, small-scale hydro power, biomass, and geothermal energy. Each subject is faced in a specific module by considering general basic concepts, technological aspects, economics, environmental issues, and appropriateness in relation with the context.
After closure of UNIDO-ICS, the platform is now in the hand of the UNIDO Institute.
Training: collaboration with civil society organizations
AVSI Foundation, 20th November 2012
Lecture in the annual upgrading course for expatriates
Access to Energy, Human Promotion and Sustainable Development
CeLIM, 13th October 2012
Energy, Environment and Development: challenges in the third millennium
Training: collaboration with other stakeholders
Camera Tuniso-Italiana di Commercio e Industria (CTICI), October 2013 - January 2014
E-learning course "Global energy scenarios and role of renewable energies in achieving Sustainable Development", providing an overview of the various aspects that characterize the global energetic issue, focusing in particular on some renewable sources of specific interest, on the concept of appropriate technology and on the one of distributed generation, to eventually examine the aspects related to the business models for the local energy development.