Socioeconomic Aspects of Solar Energy
22 March 2019 to 30 September 2019
The following webinars were—or will be—presented as part of the seventh module of an eight-module expert training course for decision makers, practitioners and engineers delivered by the International Solar Alliance and the Clean Energy Solutions Center.
Maximizing the Value Chain: Solar Jobs
27 May 2019
This presentation provides an overview of employment in the solar market and the structure and relevance of the solar PV value chain. It also illustrates opportunities for policymakers to maximize the value chain.
Water-Energy Nexus: Solar PV in a Water-constrained World
30 September 2019
This training covers the services that storage technologies provide to power systems, and it provides information on the effects and benefits of combining residential solar PV systems with battery storage. Participants learn about market trends of lead acid and lithium-ion battery technologies and the recycling challenges related to an increasing roll-out of electrochemical storage technologies.
2 June 2019
Participants in this session learn about community power generated through solar energy as well as the characteristics, status and trends of community solar projects. Policy options that foster the roles of citizens in community solar projects are offered.
Training and Education in the Solar Sector
22 March 2019
This presentation offers an overview of the current state of solar energy education and training programs, and policy options that foster development of education and training programs.
Solar Myth Busting
Part 1: Myths and Misconceptions of Solar Energy
Part 2: Myths and Misconceptions of Solar Energy: Communicating Solar Energy
PV Technology: Productive Use for Rural Environments
28 September 2019
This session covers the application of PV technology in the global rural electrification context and its potential use in productive energy use applications.