The mandate of the European Training Foundation (ETF) is to support the development of its partner countries in the area of human capital, with a specific focus on vocational education and training (VET).
Keeping pace with the market trends and demand ‘Save the Planet’
Exhibition encourages the waste and recycling technology transfer to
South-East Europe. It will provide participants with a quick market entry and
opportunity to meet face-to-face state and municipal representatives e.g.
government officials, mayors, ecologists; branch associations; investors and
entrepreneurs; executives from the sectors: waste management, recycling,
ecology and related industry branches.
The AFRETEP team at Renewable Energy Unit (Ispra, JRC) has performed a
preliminary analysis comparing PV and diesel minigrid electricity costs in
Africa. A presentation with the results was done at the 25th European Solar
Energy Conference in Valencia (Spain). The slides used can be download from
here .The results were also published in the proceedings (the abstract,
publicly available within the platform  and also at the Conference web
We would like to invite to all the members of the platform to give us their
opinion on this study. Do you find the results useful? Do you see any
application for this type of study? Do you have further data that could
enrich this type of evaluation? Do you have any idea in how it can be
We are really looking forward to hearing from your opinion and ideas.
* 7th EE & RES Congress and Exhibition for South-East Europe*
International Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable
*13-15 April 2011, Bulgaria, Sofia,
Organizer Via Expo*
Innovative technologies and practices, strong international participation, a
lot of new business contacts, many parallel initiatives and discussions –
this is what the 7th edition of the International Congress and Exhibition
on Energy Efficiency /EE/ and Renewable Energy Sources / RES / for
South-Eastern Europe will offer. Germany is again the Strategic partner of