Renewable Energy Expert

Support Environment in Auroville, India


Skills: 
Renewable Energy
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
8¼ months to 24 months
Must Speak: 
English
Helpful if Speaks: 
Tamil
Benefits: 
Living Stipend, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend, Good For Groups, Good For Families

this is an immersive project for a experienced renewable energy professional to support the environment in Auroville, India

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

The vision of AVC is to facilitate a two-way flow of exchange between Auroville and the 'outside' world. This exchange can take place through ideas, projects and people. We are primarily focused on projects relating to the environment as well as health and wellness. Founded in 2010, AVC is a business unit of the non-profit organization Auroville Foundation.

AVC provides expertise in areas of environment and sustainability by drawing upon & coordinating with experts in Auroville. AVC engages at the strategic level with policy input, detailed planning and design as well as implementation.

Understanding of living and working in Auroville, local culture and mindsets.

You, as a volunteer, will

  • undertake a secondary research on the environmental benefits of different renewable energy systems
  • support us in technical assessments, project writing and fundraising for renewable energy projects (solar, biogas, mini wind turbines)
  • be able to live and work in Auroville while interacting with people of local culture and mindset

 

DELIVERABLES

  • Commissioning and installation of the monitoring strategy and ongoing monitoring of energy produced.

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Renewable Energy

ADDITIONAL USEFUL SKILLS:

  • solar
  • biogas

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • Tamil

We Provide These Local Benefits


LIVING STIPEND

A monthly stipend will be provided after a two month probation period. The stipend shall be enough to cover basic living expenses.

FOOD STIPEND

Lunch will be provided.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

We will offer you staying at an international community that is built on spiritual values, very good quality of life, working with passionate people. You will be able to work as part of a multicultural and multidisciplinary team. 

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

An introduction program to Auroville will be organized. Other benefits are: staying at an international community that is built on spiritual values, very good quality of life, working with passionate people.

 

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Organization


Industry: Management Consulting, Renewables & Environment

Mission: Environment

Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons

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