MGA 24th Edition: applications are now open

RES4Africa Foundation, together with its partners -Strathmore University, AVSI Foundation, Kenya Power and Lighting Company, St. Kizito VTI, EACREEE and AWEEF, is launching the 24th Micro-Grid Academy training edition, with the support of Enel Foundation. The course will be held online, on 11-13 and 17–19 of May 2022.

The main purpose of the course is to enable a sustainable development of decentralised renewable energy systems, by providing the students with a comprehensive overview of the MGA-Module 2 on Decentralised Renewable Energy - Site Selection, demand assessment, and Engineering, together with a focus on soft and business skills.

Target of the training will be about 120 technicians, students, operators, entrepreneurs, and REs professionals from African States; female and young participants from East African countries are particularly encouraged to apply.

The course will be delivered via video e-lectures, working groups and case studies - and complemented, if possible, by one or more field visits at St. Kizito’s mini-grid facility in Nairobi, at the Strathmore University Research Center, and at other facilities in Ethiopia or Uganda.

Upon successful completion of the training, the participants will receive a certificate of attendance, which will be granted to the trainees who will have attended at least 70% of the total amount of training hours, and who will have successfully taken the final exam and survey.

To enroll, applicants are required to fill out the application form, upload their CV and letter of motivation, sending a notification email to

For more information and the complete application procedure, please refer to the full concept note.

Applications Deadline: 18th of April 2022, 12:00 AM CET.


Concept Note

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