USAID provides training for Aceh provincial government rooftop solar PV program

4 February 2020

 In support to Aceh provincial government commitment on installing solar photovoltaic (PV) on government buildings, USAID, through Indonesia Clean Energy Development II (ICED II) provided trainings to local stakeholders and local expertsThe training took place on January 28, 2020 with 48 participants from Energy and Mineral Resources (EMR) Office of Aceh, State Electricity Company (PLN), Provincial Development Planning Agency (Bappeda) and other stakeholders. ICED II also facilitated the participation of staff of Directorate General of New Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (DG EBTKE MEMR) and head of Rooftop Solar PV Users Association (PPLSA) as resource persons. The training focused on on the planning process, project feasibility study, implementation and monitoring of rooftop solar PV systems. Following the event, the Aceh’s provincial government expects to move forward with their budgeting and procurement of rooftop solar PV on government buildings.  ICED II organized an earlier training on October 29-30, 2019 that served as an introduction to rooftop solar PV technology and systems.