Strathmore Energy Research Center is the first training institution to conduct a technical training on solar PV in Juba, South Sudan. The 5-day training took place at the Juba Landmark Hotel between the 17th and 22nd of September 2018 where over 70 participants attended.
The training attracted a mix of participants from experienced solar technicians, students from the local universities and technical training institutes to solar vendors and NGO staff.
The program was launched by Minister of Dams and Electricity Dr. Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol and Prof. Ajuoi Magot Chol who is the chairman of the board of directors RECOSS.
Strathmore Energy Research Center contributed to the larger goal of the Enterprise Development of Jobs Programme who funded the training through Kube Energy under the Norad grant so as to alleviate poverty through capacity building in renewable energy. Strathmore Energy Research Center worked hand in hand with the Energy Peace Partners (EPP) and the Renewable Energy Peace Partners (RECOSS) to deliver the Solar PV systems Training in South Sudan.