Alumni 4E El Salvador
Basic facts about the network
The network „Alumni 4E El Salvador“ was founded in 2011 as an initiative of the programme „Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Central America” of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), www.energias4e.com. This voluntary group of alumni supports the 4E-programme in El Salvador. Its members are nine energy experts with long-term experience in various institutions of the energy sector.
The „4E El Salvador“-network supports the country’s sustainable development by raising awareness for the significance of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Central American region.
Services and activities
The group „Alumni 4E El Salvaldor“ cooperates with local institutions in the following areas:
- Development of teaching materials on Renewable Energy
- Consultation and training in the field of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Consulation on the development of internet portals for the exchange of information
- Consultation and development of projects on the responsible treatment of the environment
- Publication of textbooks on the subject of renewable energy:
Textbooks designed like comic books were published with the aim of giving schoolchildren a better understanding of the subject of renewable energy. There is one comic book for each of the following renewable energies: hydro power, geothermic energy, solar cells, biomass and wind power. Currently, teaching and visual materials on the subject of energy efficiency are being developed.
- Support of the Salvadorian Association of Renewable Energy ASER (Asociación Salvadoreña de Energías Renovables):
The plan to found an association for renewable energy in El Salvador was submitted and realized by the group “4E El Salvador”. Supported by the GIZ 4E Programme, events for potentially important actors were organized. Furthermore, three workshops were organized, with expert support by the alumni.
Follow the links to get to the comic books:
Lic. Silvia Cardona
Alumni 4E El Salvador
Phone: (503) 7729-4475
Group of "Alumni 4E El Salvador" within the Alumniportal