A new start

Dear readers,
We hope that the New Year is treating you well so far! Here at PTB’s Technical Cooperation Department, we have many projects and events lined up for 2017. We’re especially looking forward to ISO Week in Berlin from the 18th to the 22nd of September. In our blog, we look back at our successful final event of 2016: the Green Quality Dialog session in Bonn with IRENA.

»A green transformation is necessary«

News from the Technical Cooperation

Barbara Siegmund – head of Working Group Q.55:
Since November 2015, Barbara Siegmund has been the new head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Working Group. In this issue of Candela, Dr. Siegmund, who returned to Germany from Uganda specifically to take up this position, responds to our questions.

Photovoltaics in Tunisia
How does a Technical Cooperation project actually work? We explain where quality infrastructure is needed and how it takes effect in our article looking back at one year of »Photovoltaics in Tunisia«.

A green transformation is necessary – the Green Quality Dialog session
Dialog is possible! Renewable energies, global warming and the burgeoning potentials for Latin America and the Caribbean were only some of the topics at the Green Quality Dialog session in Bonn with IRENA. Our role in this session was not simply to organize it – we also learned a great deal about the »green economy« ourselves.

link to the articles