DEWA’s Innovation Centre to organize new training program in July

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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DEWA to host integrated solar PV system designer training
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s Innovation Centre will organize the fourth batch of the ‘Integrated Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Designer’ training in July 2024 at the Innovation Centre in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

The Innovation Centre organizes the training in collaboration with TUV Rheinland Academy to develop technical competencies in solar and renewable energy and it is based on solar PV systems and plants, design methods, installation, testing, and maintenance, as well as evaluating solar PV projects.

The training is part of the close collaboration that brings together the Innovation Centre with TUV Rheinland Academy and various local and international universities and academic institutions. This aims to provide an advanced knowledge and scientific environment that contributes to strengthening the center’s position as a global incubator for innovation in renewable and clean energy.

The center is a key platform for refining professional competencies and technical expertise in the fields of sustainability, energy efficiency, clean and renewable energy. Such training provides them with the necessary information, skills, and tools, to be the next generation of sustainability leaders, and active partners in accelerating the energy transition.

As per the statement, this aligns with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050 to provide 100 percent of Dubai’s total power production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050.

Further, the training aims to expand the trainees’ knowledge about the principles of Photovoltaic (PV) System, Standard IEC 60364-7-712: Electrical installations and protection against electric shock; and Standard IEC 62446: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems – Requirements for testing, documentation, and maintenance.

According to the statement, the participants who complete the training and pass the final test receive professional certificates in the design and installation of solar energy systems.

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