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Summer School

In partnership distance learning courses and tools are available to help build capacity in partner countries to address the fundamentals of planning for climate compatible growth such as:

  • Setting up basic energy (and by implication key greenhouse gas) statistics
  • Understanding energy supply and demand investments. (Where demand includes sectors such as transport, industry (of all sectors) to support growth
  • Producing roadmaps for electrifying households (to enable access to health, education, clean cooking and other development services)
  • Understanding cross-sectoral impacts and interdependencies or resource use, infrastructure and supply chains
  • The financial appraisal of new transport and energy infrastructure

The tools and self learning courses are free, and there are several capacity building programs in this partnership that countries that #CCG can plug into or accelerate. #CCG, via the OpTIMUS community, can help ensure that national analysts are taking advantage of associated capacity building programs.

The #CCG programme gratefully acknowledges the direct and indirect contributions made by the following organizations to the Summer School:

  • International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
  • United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
  • United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
  • United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
  • International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNECSO)
  • The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • The OpTIMUS Community of Practice

Photo Credit: Heyla Gostechie/Unsplash 

Course links

OLCreate: Climate Compatible Growth

OLCreate: CCG Track 1
OnSSET/The Global Electrification Platform (open.edu)

OLCreate: CCG Track 2 
Energy and Flexibility Modelling: OSeMOSYS & FlexTool (open.edu)

OLCreate: CCG Track 5 
FinPlan (Financial planning of energy infrastructure) and investment pipelines (open.edu)

OLCreate: CCG Track 7 
Energy Balance Studio and MAED (demand projections) (open.edu)

OLCreate: CCG Track 8
Introduction to CLEWS Climate, land-use, energy and water systems)