Edmond Kombat, Co-founder and Director of Administration & Research at the Institute for Energy Security (IES) has been selected to participate in the ‘Energy Transition – Germany’s Policy on Hydrogen’.
Mr. Edmond Kombat will represent the Institute for Energy Security (IES) as one of the selected organization among the three organizations coming from Africa in Berlin in Q1 of 2021. IES is the only organization selected from West & Central Africa while the other two organizations are coming from Southern and Northern Africa.
In total, there are 14 participating individuals across the world representing Asia, Europe, Americas, Africa.
The training programme was originally slated for the second quarter of 2020 however due to COVID-19 health and social distancing protocols, the new date for the physical training in Germany is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.
The virtual session of the programme took place on September 16, 2020.
The German government has budged €9 billion for its Energy Transition and Renewable Energy Programme from 2020 to 2030. Out of this amount €2 billion is earmarked for African Green Energy development and advocacy.
Nana Amoasi VII, Executive Director, IES, noted that it is the expectation of Institute for Energy Security that after the training, the institute would be enriched and positioned to continue its relentless advocacy for renewable energy and the importance of green hydrogen in the conversation of Energy Transition.
IES is an award-winning African Energy Authority focused on the nexus between Energy demand and supply through research, data analysis, and advocacy.