3 PPRE-Generations met at a Cumbia-fusion concert in Bogotá, Columbia, namely Giovanni Pabon (PPRE 2007/9), Diana Morales (PPRE 2012/4) & John Jairo Ramirez (PPRE 2013/5)
In April 2015 ….
….Indradip Mitra (PPRE 2003/4) met Detlev Heinemann in Chennai, India during Green Energy Corridors project meetings and workshops with GIZ India, where University of Oldenburg is a technical consultant to GIZ.
…and also with Manoj Khadka from Nepal (PPRE 2002/3) in Bangkok, Thaliland, where Manoj is working in UNDP Thailand and Indradip went to for a GIZ leadership training event.
Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo, Director, Renewable & Alt. Energy, Ministry of Energy, Ghana (PPRE 1997/8) participated in the German African Energy Forum in Hamburg and took the chance to visit University of Oldenburg, specially Energielabor and meet PPRE-staff (Michael Golba and Edu Knagge)
Additionally Prof. Gerd Heilscher , Germany (PPRE 1989/90), who is currently Prof. at HS Ulm hold a seminar about ‘Future Perspectives of the distribution Grid in Ulm - how much solar energy can the grid bear and how much will a smart grid cost ?’ at Energielabor.
About 10 PPRE / EUREC alumni visited the Intersolar 2015 in Munich in June 2015, but only some could meet up in the end, like German from Mexico (PPRE 2010/2), Mamdouh from Egypt and Mitu from India (both PPRE 2012/4).
Nanik Singh from Panama (PPRE 2006/8) was visiting University of Oldenburg / Forwind Insitute on behalf of Innovent Co., Germany, which he represents in Panama, to discuss projects and share ideas.