Saudi Electric Services Polytechnic (SESP) signs an MoU with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) to establish PV training schools

11 August, 2022

Under the terms of this MoU, KAUST Solar Center (KSC) will organize Photovoltaic Design and Installation Schools, in close collaboration with SESP and with support from KAUST Innovation.

KSC aims to ensure that the Center’s advanced research and technological expertise are shared with the wider regional community so that the practical implications of this research can be deployed on an industrial scale and support the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s investment in renewable energy technologies. SESP, an affiliate of the Saudi Electric Company (SEC), is a leading vocational and professional training body within the Kingdom, certified by the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE).

The diverse cohort of participants from both the industry and academia highlights the significant role that KSC plays in promoting Kingdom-wide economic diversification. Through the development of a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled workforce and knowledge sharing, KSC is proud to support the goals of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

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