COBENEFITS activities and trainings in South Africa


Two country-specific training seminars of the COBENEFITS scholarship programme for South Africa are scheduled for May and October 2021.

Please find more information further down on this page.


Based on capacity needs assessments, bilateral meetings with major stakeholders and COBENEFITS council workshops, the following COBENEFITS assessment reports have been developed for South Africa during phase 1 of the COBENEFITS project:


Co-benefit 1: PV self-consumption

Co-benefit 2: Air quality and health

Co-benefit 3: Employment

Co-benefit 4: Marginalised Communities

For further information, please click here.


Two country-specific training seminars for South Africa are planned for phase 2 of the COBENEFITS programme. Due to international uncertainties relating to the COVID-19 disease, the face-to-face trainings will be conducted virtually until further notice. Specific dates and topics will be announced during the course of the project. Check here regularly for updates on forthcoming activities and trainings in South Africa.

DateTopicDurationAgendaDeadline for applicationOnline Application
03 – 05 May 2021Employment opportunities of renewable energy for South Africa3 half-daysDownload18 April 2021Application closed
October 2021Air quality and health impacts of renewable energy for South Africa (tbc)3 half-daystbatbaOpen in 2021


More recommendations

Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Green Energy Finance Specialist

Certified ReGrid® Manager

Certified PV Professional

Applying Renewable Energy: Complete Overview

Certified Flexible Power System Specialist (CFPSS)

Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer: Photovoltaics