What we do

  • Lecturer Training for Renewable Technologies

    Editor’s note: The following article and photographs submitted by Tanja Merensky-Hartinger were prepared by ‘Skills Development and Employment Programmes’, an initiative of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
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  • TVET colleges contribute to the renewable energy revolution in South Africa

    New subject integrated into national curriculum

    South Africa enjoys some of the best sunshine in the world all year round and could be the next photovoltaic superstar. In addition, the country has substantial wind potential, especially along the coastal areas of the Western and Eastern Cape.  Yet, South Africa's indigenous energy resource base is dominated by coal with around 77% of South Africa's primary energy needs being provided by coal ...
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  • A Piece of the German Unity Puzzle

    Tembisa Students of GIZ Work Based Exposure Programme participate in German Embassy contest

    In June 2015, 10 young students from the Ekurhuleni West TVET College / Tembisa Campus gained practical experience when they worked at GIZ Pretoria as part of the Work Based Exposure (WBE) programme.
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  • Germany participates in SAIREC

    In October 2015, South Africa will become the first country in Africa to host the International Renewable Energy Conference – SAIREC. It provides a global platform for government, private sector and civil society leaders to advance renewable energy.
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