Arusha Technical College and Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) have started implementing the project of enabling the employability of 200 youth in Tanzania through Solar Photovoltaic technology.

Solar energy programme practical session

Students of solar energy program in a practical session at Arusha Technical College

Being one of the Regional Flagship TVET Institute in Renewable energy through EASTRIP Project, Arusha Technical College is also collaborating with the European Union, the government of Germany through the cooperation of the GIZ-E4D Program and the Prime Minister’s office in the ministry of Labor, Youth, Employment and People with Disabilities to conduct this program.

students solar panels

Students learn how to connect solar panels

The aim of this program is to create enabling environment and skills to the youth to be employed in various sectors of solar energy. Training is partly conducted at ATC for two weeks and the other two weeks students are sent to the industries for practical training.