UG to tap EU-funded scheme on renewable energy

The University of Guyana is partnering with the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (AdeKUS) and the Catholic University of Leuven of Belgium to benefit from a €613,640 (US $840,686) programme aimed at capacity building in applied renewable energy technologies.

“The overall objective is to improve the capacity of the Universities of Guyana and Suriname to deliver programmes and courses with the different technologies associated with applied renewable energy,” a report from the Government Information Agency (GINA) said.

Seventy-five per cent of the funding was given via a grant under the ACP-EU Cooperation Programme in Education (EDULINK II). A major aspect of the partnership is a joint Master’s programme in renewable energy technology which will be offered in both Guyana and Suriname. Other aspects …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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