Morocco’s Renewable Energy Institute takes off with 144 students
London, Oct. 2, 2019 (AltAfrica)-In Morocco, the first academic year of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Training Institute (IFMEREE-Tangiers) has been launched by the Minister of Education, Saïd Amzazi.
Located in Tangier, the institute will award diplomas to qualified technicians who can integrate both theoretical and practical training as a ready made manpower for companies in the renewable energy sector. It also offers continuing education and advanced training for those already active in the sector.
In addition to its classrooms and conference room, the institute also has mini-electric units that will be used for the practical phase of the training, as well as a 152-bed boarding school.
For this year, which begins on October 1 st , it welcomes 144 learners who will be trained in the subsectors of solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, wind, biomass and energy efficiency. By the beginning of the next school year, this figure is expected to rise to 400 learners.
The project to set up this institute was launched in 2015. It cost $ 10 million that were mobilized among others from the French Development Agency and the European Union.
The establishment of the institute is part of the implementation of an agreement between the King, the State and renewable energy professionals and aimed at the establishment and management of three training institutes. renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses.
This school is the second of its kind established in the kingdom, after that of Oujda