RENet: Renewable energies Education Network
Lead Partner: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)
Contract Number: FED/2013/320-289
EC Grant: EUR 499,714.04
Sector: Energy Access and Efficiency
Location: Cuba, Haiti and Spain
Duration (months): 42 (from 8th October 2013 till 7th April 2017)
Partner 1: Université d'Etat Haiti (UEH)
Partner 2: Universidad de Oriente (UO)
Partner 3: Instituto Superior Minero Metalúrgico de Moa (ISMMM)
Associates: Fundación Energía Sin Fronteras; Cuba Solar; APRE
The general objective of the project is to strengthen Higher Education of quality in the area of energy access and efficiency, with special focus on Renewable Energies (RE), by enhancing training capacities and fostering south-south academic and institutional networking.
The specific objectives are: 1) To improve graduate and postgraduate academic capacity of partner universities in the area of energy access and efficiency; 2) To create new academic and technological tools that respond to the needs of the society and the labour market, with a special emphasis in the most impoverished rural areas; 3) To foster south-south networks of cooperation in the RE area by creating academic and institutional links among project partners and associates and entities from other countries.