RENAC (Renewable Academy) is currently coordonating a project to take place in Tunis of “Implementation of  EEE ( Energy Efficiency Expert in) training”. This project takes place in the framwork of the “Re ACTIVATE” mission ( “Promoting Development and Employment through Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE/EE) in the MENA region”) commissioned by BMZ (German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) which is an regional and intersectoral project launched in 2014 and implemented by GIZ in cooperation with the ANME.
The RENAC team in charge of the project implementation in the building, industry and transport sectors is composed of:
Dr. Emilienne Tingwey, Mission coordinator
Bruno Chrétien, International Expert and Director of Exenci
Dr Abdelhak Khémiri, Local Expert
Mr. Franck Schillig


The objective of this project is to train a new profession called “energy efficiency experts (EEE)” through the training of multipliers. The “Energy Efficiency Expert” mainly carries out analysis, diagnosis and energy use management. He ensures the identification, planning, implementation of Energy Efficiency projects and conducts studies to improve the energy performance of an establishment. He communicates on energy efficiency and also advises and assists individuals or institutions on effective measures to reduce energy consumption. This mission must be finalized before the end of September 2017.

A visit of the RENAC team to the Tunisian institutions was organised from January 31th to February 03rd 2017. It made it possible to:
• Meet with local partners and in particular the ANME
• Organise the project and timetable
• Attend to the multipliers “individual interviews” organised by the steering committee
Following this mission has been launched the preparation phase of the training and teaching materials (training toolkit, training manual, evaluation framework, material organization manual, trainers profile, training specifications …).

In April, May and June 2017 will be carried out the “training of the trainers” – or “multipliers” – in Tunis. The training will be adapted to take into consideration the requirements related to their certification. These multpliers will then be able to train the final target. The final stage of this project will be a pilot training cycle.