Job opportunities and vacancies are posted here.
Get money for Social Business Employment Program.
The PROSPECTS – Social Business (Mercy Corps) has launched the second round RFA for the social business employment grant. Here is the link to the application site link.
Participate in Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is an annual gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and innovative thinkers that underscores the U.S. commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation. This year 2019 GES will be held in partnership with the Dutch government June 4-5, 2019 at the World Forum in The Hague, Netherlands.
Objective of GES is to focus on driving innovation through entrepreneurship and bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, innovators, policy makers, global brands, and thought leaders from around the world. To apply click here.
DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31, 2019
This free online course is the third edition of Solar Energy by EdX, you will learn to design a complete photovoltaic system. This course introduces the technology that converts solar energy into electricity, heat and solar fuels with a main focus on electricity generation.
The class will consist of a collection of eight to twelve minute lecture videos, exercises, assignments and exams. Specified assignments and the three exams will determine the final grade. The new textbook on “Solar Energy, basics, technology and systems” from the Delft University of Technology will be available for the students on-line and free of charge. The course length is 8 weeks.
EdX, a non-profit, relies on verified certificates to help fund free education for everyone globally. To enroll in the free course you need to register.
This online course looks at solar PV, its potential, challenges, commercial opportunities.It offers you an insight into the global solar power market and its dynamics with support systems, grid integration, national and international legislation. Other topics include mechanics of solar PV installation, development, operation and maintenance, trends in solar PV technology and possible financial models.
InnoEnergy and the Spanish Energy Club (Enerclub), a non-profit association, have developed a 7-weeks online course about solar voltaic, offered on the futurelearn.com platform. The course can be attended for free during 9 weeks, or with unlimited access and certificate for 89USD. Discover the Photovoltaic business and expand your professional options and this free online course.
Government provides incentives to businesses for investments in energy and other sectors
Businesses registered in Liberia, planning to invest 500 000USD or more in the next 5 years can apply at the Liberia National Investment Commission to get incentives for their investments. Only businesses from some sectors are eligible, among them the energy sector, tourism, housing, health and others. For setting up (and possibly solar electrifying) a health facility investments of 50 000USD are sufficient.
More information can be found here.
Register with the LEAP Network
The Liberian Energy Access Practitioner (LEAP) network is an association of stakeholders in the renewable energy sector to learn and support each other and create a voice for lobbying. Members receive interesting information and (business or training) opportunities from Mercy Corps, RREA, GIZ/EnDev and other stakeholders. You can register here to become a member.