Training and Capacity Building
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Service Area

Training & Capacity Building

Project Title

Renewable Energy Technology Development and Applications Project (RETDAP) - Maldives




Ministry of Environment, Energy and Water

Project Funding Agency

United Nations Development Programme
Global Environment Facility

Project Duration

Start Date

Nov 2006

Scheduled Completion

Feb 2007

Project Description and Summary of Services






RETDAP is a project funded by UNDP-GEF and implemented by the Government of Maldives through the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Water. The project aims to remove the barriers that impede the development and application of RE based systems in Maldives. To achieve this, RETDAP has several program components addressing major specific policy, institutional, information, financing and technical barriers.

IIEC’s assignment is to design and conduct three (3) training courses on financing of renewable energy (RE) projects and RE based livelihood projects. Tailored training courses were designed for government financial institutions, private commercial banks and private entrepreneurs. The training courses are designed to prepare them to access the Fund for Renewable Energy System Applications, a fund which operating guidelines are also developed by IIEC. The assignment includes a pilot-testing where IIEC conducts financial analysis and propose appropriate financing package for two RE projects.

Services Provided:

  • Training design and development
  • Training delivery
  • Fund design and establishment
  • Feasibility study
  • Project financial structuring

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