The autumn of 2021 brings in Jiu Valley micro-region the inauguration and presentation of the Public and live Demo Centre of „RenewAcad – Academy of Counselling and Vocational Training for Renewable Energy Sources!”.
AISVJ, Romanian TRACER partner was invited to the event hosted by the University of Petroșani at the end of September 2021, and organised by Wind Power Energy and RWEA.
The Academy aims to train, reskill and up-skill in RES and electricity distribution fields, all interested persons from the West, North-East, South-East, Center and South-West Oltenia Regions, with focus on coal miners and former miners from Jiu Valley and adjacent areas (Oltenia).
The Academy has been created to ensure:
- a successful and socially just energy transition;
- a sustainable future for the communities depending on coal mining activities;
- the economic transformation of the coal intensive regions;
- the adaptation to structural and technological changes.
During the inauguration of RenewAcad 2nd centre in Romania, at Petrosani, the following free training modules were presented:
- Working and saving at heights;
- Operator / installer / mechanic for RES (wind, solar).
RESS (Renewable Energy School of Skills) Academy is part of Monsson Group and enables this project in partnership with RWEA – Romanian Wind Energy Association, RPIA – Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association, PATRES – Public Administration Training and Coaching on RES and University of Petroșani.
RESS is the largest training centre for renewable sources in South-Eastern Europe that trains in Romania annually over 3000 employees in the renewable industry in Constanța, Romania.
The RenewAcad project is co-financed by the European Social Fund through the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020, the general objective being to increase the participation in CVET programs of 700 employees from less developed regions, especially for those with low qualifications and people over 40 years of age, respectively from disadvantaged rural areas.
More information https://www.renewacad.eu/