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EnerTracks Training Programme 2022 for Climate & Energy Enthusiasts from Developing Countries (Fully-funded to Berlin, Germany)

EnerTracks Training Programme 2022: To foster international expertise on how to domestically address the energy transformation in low- and middle-income countries, Agora Energiewende in cooperation with the Renewables Academy (RENAC) has developed a training programme: EnerTracks.

Application Deadlines:

Spring 2022:

  • 25th April 2022 – 4th June 2022
    • Apply now until 3rd January 2022

Fall 2022:

  • November 2022 (exact dates to be confirmed)

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): Berlin, Germany.

About the EnerTracks Training Programme: A multi-disciplinary approach on how to tackle climate change and the energy transformation globally through practical lessons, academic training and one-on-one coaching.

A small group of four to six fellows is invited to come to the Agora Energiewende office in Berlin, Germany. Over the course of six weeks, the fellows have the unique opportunity to learn directly from in-house energy experts on why, how and when an independent organisation can support the energy transformation.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility: Individuals with nationalities from eligible countries (List of Eligible Countries is in link below) currently employed and working in the power sector for non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations, civil society organisations or in academics.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of EnerTracks Training Programme: Each fellow participates in the training sessions that are prepared and held by Agora Energiewende energy experts in Berlin, Germany. These sessions cover a variety of topics such as energy markets, least-cost planning, and research methodologies, among others (see full course list here). Supplemental online and reading material as well as group discussions complement each of these sessions.

Furthermore, fellows also benefit from one-to-one mentoring from Agora Energiewende experts. With the support of their mentor, each fellow tackles one specific transformation topic that they choose in advance. The topic should be relevant from the perspective of the fellow’s own organisation, with the intention of transferring the achievements into their domestic work.

  • 40 hours of teaching sessions (see course list here: EnerTracks Fellowship Course List)
  • 40 hours individual reading in preparation for each session
  • 10 hours of one-on-one mentoring
  • 10 study tours in and around Berlin, including executive leadership seminars at the LEAD Academy, focused field visits, seminars, and discussions with key German stakeholders
  • Access to the EnerTracks alumni network
  • Financial support, including a travel grant, fully-covered living accommodations, fully-covered transportation tickets, a daily stipend for food, and available office space

Duration of Programme: See Application Deadline (above)

How to Apply for EnerTracks Training Programme: To apply for the Fellowship Programme, please prepare the following documents in English:

  • letter of motivation
  • curriculum vitae / resume

In the letter of motivation, please explain why you would like to be considered for this fellowship and present a domestic energy transformation topic which you would like to explore with your mentor while in Berlin, Germany.

Please upload your application in a single PDF file by February 3rd, 2019 to the following Cloudlink below

Please use the following wording to name your PDF file: 

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying

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