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Renewable energy training

By TORIKA TOKALAU
Monday, January 20, 2014

Update: 11:24AM TECHNICIANS from around the Pacific began a three-week Vocational Training and Education for Clean Energy (VOCTEC) program at USP today.

The 14 participants from FSM, Kiribati, Samoa, PNG, Palau and Fiji will be trained as stand-alone Photovoltaic (solar) system trainers.

After the program, the participants will hold technician trainings in their respective countries.

USP's head of school for Engineering and Physics, Atul Raturi, said the main aim of the program was to build human capacity in renewable energy.