..... "Many of the projects we are embarking on are aimed at young people... one of the things we are going to test drive is the German system where young people get into colleges and do theoretical work..."
The topic Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) was integrated into a three-year NC(v) programme at seven TVET colleges with 500 students. Teaching and learning materials have been developed and are now being used.
A recent report published by Citigroup US examines the likely costs of different energy sources. Findings in the report forecast that the funds to be spent on energy (both capital expenditure and fuel) over the next quarter century will be unimaginably large, at around US$200 trillion. The energy industry is faced with choices, and the report outlines two scenarios: 1) a business as usual or 'inaction' on climate change scenario, and 2) a different energy mix that offers a lower carbon alternative.