The IPG consists of volunteers who are skilled professionals who give their time and expertise to design, install and provide training for renewable energy systems. We have a strong focus on training East Timorese people to install and manage their own solar power and lighting. We work in partnership with community groups in Australia and East Timor.
The ATA’s work focuses on village lighting and capacity building. The village lighting project is delivered within a framework of community development, ATA volunteers working with the local community to form a committee of management. Local technicians are trained to assemble and install systems and the committee collects funds to invest in future maintenance. Householders then benefit from high-quality electric light at a lower cost than polluting kerosene lamps.
Visit the main IPG web page for further details.