Geothermal Training in Iceland 2015

Geothermal Training in Iceland 2015, ed. Omarsdottir, Malfridur and Georgsson, Ludvik S. (Reykjavik: United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme, 2016).

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  • Editor Omarsdottir, Malfridur
    Georgsson, Ludvik S.
    Title Geothermal Training in Iceland 2015
    Series Title Geothermal Training in Iceland
    Publication Date 2016-09-18
    Place of Publication Reykjavik
    Publisher United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme
    Pages 836
    Language eng
    Abstract The 37th annual session of the UNU-GTP was held from May to October 2016. A total of thirty UNU Fellows from fifteen countries in five continents completed the traditional six month courses. They came from Bolivia (1), China (1), Djibouti (2), Ecuador (1), El Salvador (1), Ethiopia (2), Hungary (6), Iran (1), Kenya (8), Mongolia (1), Romania (4), Rwanda (1), Tanzania (3), Uganda (1), and Vietnam (1). The UNU Fellows were trained in eight lines of specialization in 2016, in: Geothermal Utilization (7), Reservoir Engineering and Borehole Geophysics (5), Project Managing and Finances (5), Chemistry of Thermal Fluids (4), Geothermal Geology (4), Geophysical Exploration (3), Environmental Science (2), and Drilling Technology (4). They were all on fellowships from the Icelandic Government and UNU. Seven UNU Fellowships were co-funded by the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) and Geothermal Development Company (GDC) in Kenya, the four UNU Fellowships for Philippines were co-founded by the Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the two Portuguese from the Azores were co-funded by the EES-Grants system, and one from Ethiopia was co-funded by ICEIDA. One new country was added in the 6-month training in 2015 with the first UNU Fellow from D.R. Congo. Thus, during 1979-2015, 613 scientists and engineers from 59 countries have completed the annual 6-month courses. Of these, 37% have come from countries in Africa, 36% from Asia, 15% from Latin America and the Caribbean, 11% from Central and Eastern Europe, and 1% from Oceania. Among them have been 127 women (21%). Over 90 professionals have received shorter training in Iceland (2 weeks to 4 months).
    UNBIS Thesaurus ICELAND
    FELLOWSHIPS
    TRAINING PROGRAMMES
    GEOTHERMAL ENERGY
    Copyright Holder United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISBN 9789979683919
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    Created: Sat, 29 Oct 2016, 01:12:10 JST by Malfridur Omarsdottir on behalf of UNU Iceland