A two day course in Harnessing Solar Energy was held in Mogadishu. Participants learnt how to harvest energy from the sun, providing ‘green’ energy for the country. HE the Minister of Public Works, Engineer Salah Sheikh Osman, and other members of the ministry team participated in the training, which ran from Septmber 6-7th 2016. HE the Minister acknowledged that this was very high-quality training that will increase the energy available for consumption by the citizens, being very cheap and affordable.
Most of the participants came from the regional states of Somalia where they will use their training in harnessing solar power to educate the people. The location of Somalia means it is potentially very rich in solar power.