The programme is built on four core modules which comprise eCourses, practical labs, methodological seminars, transversal units, an internship and a thesis.
- Modules 1: Mini-microgrid focussing on the development of a comprehensive set of skills necessary to successfully design, develop, manage and operate decentralized renewable energy projects.
- Module 2: Digitalization, ICT4 for mini-microgrid providing essential skills on emerging digital technologies (IoT, Big/Smart Data, Artificial Intelligence, coding, etc.) in mini-grid and relevant for the African context.
- Module 3: Innovation and Entrepreneurship providing theoretical background with appropriate courses on all aspects for the planning development and administration of a business resp. start up.
- Module 4: Business Start-up Thesis focussing on the implementation of the business cases resp. start up with the development, testing and validation of the business cases resp. prototype following an action research approach.
PAU-MDE Programme Leaflet