Short courses

The short courses in Sustainable Energy are offered on a weekly-block basis as per the dates given on each module

Fees for 2020/2021

The fee per course is M4,000.00, and it includes refreshments and lunch during the one-week training.


Any interested individual with at least a post-high school certificate can apply to attend one or more of the short courses.

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Open Invitation to Experts

Sustainable Energy experts all over the globe who are interested in co-facilitating any of the courses below are warmly welcome. Please send the request and the CV/Resume to


Introduction to Renewable Energy Technical
Owing to the growing imbalance between demand and supply of electricity in the region, coupled with challenges of climate change, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and other regional policies and frameworks promote the use of renewable energy ...
Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 | 10 months ago
Sustainable Development Socio-economic
Sustainable development has been a matter of great importance for international development for many years especially since the 1980s.  Similarly, global interest in issues of sustainable energy has grown over the past two decades.  This course i ...
Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 | 10 months ago
Solar Photovoltaic Systems Technical
Faced with ever-increasing energy demand, the earth's sources of non-renewable energy are not expected to last long. Among the many contenders vying to replace fossil fuels, photovoltaics (PV) offers many advantages, including needing little main ...
Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019 | 9 months ago
Wind Energy Technical
Other than the negative climate change effects that the production of electricity from fossil fuels contribute, Lesotho has no known fossil fuels. This implies that energy production has to be carried out by other means. A number of pre-feasibilit ...
Oct 7, 2019 - Oct 11, 2019 | 8 months ago
Energy Planning and Management Technical
Due to population growth and economic development, an integrated approach to energy planning and management is required to consider both the provision of energy supplies and the role of energy efficiency in reducing demands. This course introduces ...
Oct 28, 2019 - Nov 1, 2019 | 8 months ago
Hydropower Technical
The capacity of hydroelectric systems to reach maximum production from zero in a rapid and foreseeable manner makes them exceptionally appropriate for addressing alterations in the consumption and providing ancillary services to the electricity s ...
Nov 18, 2019 - Nov 22, 2019 | 7 months ago
Solar Thermal Systems Technical
Rational and economic use of energy, with the least damage to the environment, is vital for the future of our planet. Achieving energy efficiency and reducing environmental pollution are increasingly important aspects of professional engineering. ...
Jan 6, 2020 - Jan 10, 2020 | 5 months ago
Energy Policy and Regulation Technical
Successful design of energy policy and provision of energy regulatory systems are fundamental factors that drive energy markets. This course introduces the global perspective of the design, implementation and assessment of energy policy, with sub ...
Jan 27, 2020 - Jan 31, 2020 | 5 months ago
Energy Economics and Project Finance Socio-economic
In order to implement scientific technical energy projects, mastery of the technical subject matter is not enough. Project developers need knowledge and skills of economics and finance of the planned projects regardless of the project size especi ...
Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 21, 2020 | 4 months ago
Bio-Energy Technical
As electric bills are expensive and nature’s incomes are at high disposal rate to the environment with an increase of population, the use of biomass sources as feedstock for the production of energy is mandatory to protect the environment and boos ...
Mar 9, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020 | 3 months ago
Electrical Power Systems Technical
For energy security of the country, electricity energy generation from alternative (renewable) energy sources is fundamental, as Lesotho has no known fossil fuels for electricity generation. Since generation from alternative sources is usually far ...
Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020 | 3 months ago
Sustainable Energy Solutions for Communities Socio-economic
Successful projects need to be sustainable hence meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs. For energy projects to be sustainable, they not only have to meet the technological, ...
Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020 | 2 months ago


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