Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems Expert to promote Renewable Energy

Support Environment in La Paz, Bolivia


Skills: 
Mechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
6 weeks to 2¼ months
Must Speak: 
Spanish
Helpful if Speaks: 
English
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend

We think this is an amazing high-impact experience for the right technical professional to support community development in La Paz

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

This year, our company aims to present two pilot project proposals in order to incentivize the use of renewable energy and to demonstrate that the use of solar power in La Paz is feasible. Basing on the current interest of our city government, we want to propose and coordinate hybrid systems that could be implemented inside the city of La Paz.  Our goal as a company is to build a platform that can be used to make the city of La Paz a role model in the use of alternative energy.

We are currently looking for support to design and plan two photovoltaic hybrid system that will combine the use of solar power with electrical power to generate sufficient energy to satisfy a given power demand.

DELIVERABLES

After we find the right candidate, this person will closely work with our technical team to elaborate a suitable work plan. Anticipated results are:

  • The design, calculations, and plan for one photovoltaic hybrid system for an Institution that works with our city government
  • The design, calculations, and plan of one photovoltaic hybrid system for a street lighting project
  • A platform for the calculations, and planning of photovoltaic hybrid system.

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • Spanish

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • English

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

While staying in La Paz, we can offer accommodations at our executive manager´s house in Bolonia in la Zona Sur.  Our Experteer would have his/her own room and bathroom.  The house is located within walking distance from our offices.  

FOOD STIPEND

While our experteer stays in La Paz, we could provide breakfast and lunch every day, including weekends.  We would offer a combination of traditional Bolivian food and some international food. 

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

Our Experteer will not only acquire more experience in the field of hybrid photovoltaic systems, but will also learn from other projects and activities the company works on.  Some of the projects we are currently working in are: applications of solar and biomass systems and equipment mainly in rural areas in Bolivia, and solar photovoltaic pump systems.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Upon the arrival of our Experteer, we would offer a tour of the city to visit the main touristic attractions and the most popular places where locals like to spend their time.  We would also help our Experteer integrate in our culture and in the company.  If we get projects outside La Paz, our Experteer could join our technical team to visit the communities where we work.

Also, our experteer can, on his or her own, experience more about Bolivia and La Paz, which was recently declared one of the 7 new Wonder cities of the world.  Within a couple of hours from the city, there are various exiting activities and places to visit.  We have Lake Titicaca, Los Yungas, and Huayna Potosi among our most famous touristic attractions.  In Bolivia, the experteer can also travel to places such as Salar de Uyuni (salt desert), or Madidi (rain forest).

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This opportunity accepts applications for virtual experteers.

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Organization


Industry: Renewables & Environment

Mission: Environment

Size: Small organization: 5 - 25 persons


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