Our activities

Outputs of RENES Project

• The analysis of the training programs of ASU, GulSU, KarSU, USU, TARI, TTPU and UNIVAQ, TUB, KTH, UCTM on renewable energy sources and sustainable environment is carried out.

 • A new master’s program has been developed with 12 new courses in renewable energy and a sustainable environment.

• Created laboratories for renewable energy and sustainable environment in ASU, GulSU, KarSU, USU, TARI, TTPU.

• In TUB, UCTM, TTPU, KSU were Organize trainings for Uzbek professors and teachers.

• Developed courses for industry professionals and engineers, as well as government agencies

• Were organized training (in TTPU) a specialists and engineers from industry and government agencies

• Methods of laboratory experiments have been developed

• A lot of work was done to disseminate the project results.

• The plan of sustainability the RENES project in Uzbek universities was adopted. 

Master’s programs Renewable energy sources and sustainable environment approved by the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of Uzbekistan in 2018.

The following 12 courses were developed as part of the RENES project.

1. Physics of PV Materials

2. Photovoltaics

3. Renewable Energy I & II

4. Energy Conversion and Efficiency

5. 3rd Generation Solar cells

6. Electrical Engineering of PV systems

7. Applied Solar Engineering

8. Innovative Technologies and Solution of Energy Supply

9. Modelling heat and Mass transfer processes and technologies

10. Socioeconomic Aspects of Energy Supply

11. Theory and Methodology of Research

12. Environmental Management

By the decision of the Republican Commission of UZ master’s programs were organized at the following universities participating in the RENES project starting in 2018: Andijan Statae University; Karshi State University and Urgench State University.

In parallel, such a master’s program was organized at the National University of Uzbekistan.

Since 2019, the RENES Master’s program has been organized at the Gulistan State University.

In 2018 the Tashkent Institute Design Construction and Maintenance of Automotive Roads organized a bachelor’s program “Ecology and Environmental Protection”.

The steering committee meetings and the training seminars of the project were organized…..

The international meetings and seminars of representatives of all partners-universities was spent:

1. Kick-off-meeting RENES in UrSU (Urgench, Uzbekistan) on November, 22-23th 2016. Representatives of UNIVAQ, UCTM, TIDCMAR, ASU, KarSU, GulSU, TTPU, MirSolar have participated.  

 2. The steering committee meeting in UCТМ (Sofia, Bulgaria) on May, 30-31th 2017. Representatives all RENES partners have participated.

 3. The steering committee meeting in BТU (Berlin, Germany) on November, 29-30th and December 1th 2017. Representatives all RENES partners have participated.  

4). The steering committee meeting in KTH (Stockholm, Sweden) on March, 22-23th 2018. Representatives of UNIVAQ, UCTM, TUB, TIDCMAR, ASU, KarSU, GulSU, UrSU, TTPU, MirSolar, MHSEE have participated.  

5) The steering committee meeting in UNIVAQ on 14-16 November 2018, Italy. Representatives all RENES partners have participated. 

6). RENES project meeting and Conference was organized at GulSU from 26 to 29 March 2019. Representatives all RENES partners have participated.

7) Training for teachers of UZ Universities in UCTM from 10 to 14 June 2019. Representatives of UZ universities have participated.

8) Training for teachers of UZ Universities in TUB from 5 to 9 August 2019. Representatives of UZ universities have participated.

 National meetings and seminars of representatives of Uzbekistan’s partners was spent:

9. RENES project meeting was organized at TIDCMAR at 9th June 2017, Tashkent. Representatives of all partners of Uzbekistan and representatives of TUB (Berlin, Germany) have participated.

10. RENES project meeting was organized at UrSU, Urgench.  Representatives of USU and TIDCMAR of Uzbekistan and representatives of TUB (Germany) have participated.

11. National RENES project meeting was organized at ТIDCMАR on 10-August 2017, Tashkent. Representatives of all partners-universities of Uzbekistan have participated.

12. Local RENES project meeting was organized in ISEI on November, 14th 2017, Tashkent. Representatives of partners from Uzbekistan have participated.

 13. Local RENES project meeting was organized in ISEI on December, 7th 2017, Tashkent. Representatives of all partners of Uzbekistan and some suppliers of the equipment participated: “OPTIK” (UZ), “DELL” (UK).

14. Training seminars on renewable energy sources and sustainable environment for specialists and engineers from industry and government agencies were held in the RENES laboratory at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent

15. From 21 to 23 August 2018 by representative of the Edibon company(Spain) was organized studies at KarSU (Uzbekistan) for young teachers and students of Uzbekistan partner universities to work on RENES laboratory equipment

16. In November 2018 training seminars for young teachers and students of UZ universities on renewable energy sources and sustainable environment were held in the RENES laboratory at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent

17. The training seminar on Modelling of PV systems on the base of the program Sentaurus was organized at UrSU from 10 to 17 October 2018.  

18. In Summer 2019 training seminar for students of UZ universities on renewable energy sources and sustainable environment were held in the RENES laboratory at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent

The framework schedule of RENES Project

M1-M4

Activities related to

WP1:  Preparation for implementation of the project. (Preparation), Lead: UrSU (M1-M16)

Activity 1.1 –  Analyses of study programs at Uzbek and EU partner universities in energy and environment programs in master’s degree.

Output 1.1. – Analyses of study programs ASU, GulSU, KarSU, UrSU, TARI, TTPU and UNIVAQ, TUB, KTH, UCRM in Renewable energy and sustainable environment

Tools

•          More profound study and do analyses of study programs in energy and environment;

 Activity 1.2 –  Intensive English Language courses.

All Uzbek partner universities organized English language courses on two levels: beginner and intermediate. According to the order of the rector, the groups were staffed, English teachers were appointed. Classes continued until the end of 2017.

Output 1.1. – Intensive English Language courses in beginner and intermediate levels for ASU, GulSU, KarSU, UrSU, TARI, TTPU teachers, administrative staff involved in the project activities directly or in-directly, and potential students to be enrolled in the new MSc program of the project.  

Tools

•          More profound knowledge of English language;

WP3: QUALITY PLAN, Lead KTH (M1-M36)

 Activity 3.1. – Monitoring by coordinator and project team

Output 3.1. Quality control and monitoring of project actions and outcomes will be performed periodically by project coordinator and project management team.

WP4: Dissemination and Exploitation, Lead TICDMAR (M1-M36)

Activity 4.1. – Advertising campaign: conference, workshops, seminars and events

Output 4.1. . Dissemination and sustainability

Tools

•          Official opening ceremonies of 6 separate laboratories and teaching rooms at ASU, TARI,TTPU,GulSU, KarSU, UrSU. All stakeholders, people from regional government and ministries, and all project partners are invited.

•          Organization an international conference – “Renewable energy sources and Sustainable environment” conference at TTPU.

WP5: Management Lead Univaq (M1-M36)

Activity 5.1. – Project management by Coordinator

Output 5.1.  Daily quality control

Tools

•          Coordination of inter-university activities and providing effective participation of all staff engaged in the project activities.  Contacting and reporting to EACEA (progress reports, final report, financial reports).

•          Financial management of the project.

•          Monitoring activities of local management team.

Activity 5.2. – Project management by local contact

Output 5.2. Day-to-Day management of project activities in Uzbekistan

Tools

•          Monitoring project activities and reporting the progress to the coordinator (UNIVAQ) and home university’s academic council.

•          Financial management of project activities in Uzbekistan, book-keeping and reporting to the contractor

M5-M12

Activities related to

WP1:  Preparation for implementation of the project. (Preparation), Lead UrSU (M1-M16)

Activity 1.2 –  Intensive English Language courses.

Output 1.1. – Intensive English Language courses in beginner and intermediate levels for ASU, GulSU, KarSU, UrSU, TARI, TTPU teachers, administrative staff involved in the project activities directly or in-directly, and potential students to be enrolled in the new MSc program of the project.  

Tools

•          More profound knowledge of English language;

WP2: Development of the new MSc program, Lead TUB (M5-M21)

 Activity 2.1. – Survey of courses

Description 2.1. A detailed study will be prepared on the current curricula at Uzbek universities. The study will also include the courses given at UNIVAQ, TUB, KTH, UCTM. This survey will include undergraduate, postgraduate and advanced short courses. Also, The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) in the chosen Engineering programs is studied in order to be able to implement it in Uzbek system. This study will be compiled from inputs from different partners. It will be available to all partners.

Activity 2.2. – Teaching methodologies

Description 2.1.  A survey of the educational systems in the four countries (Italy, Germany, Sweden, Bulgaria and Uzbekistan) will be carried out. Differences in teaching and examination methodologies will be reported. The survey will concentrate on how the energy and ecology courses are related to other courses in Engineering programs. Also, within this activity all innovative teaching tools and methodologies to be implemented in the new MSc program will be designed.

  Activity 2.3. – Preparation of the new 12 master courses

Description 2.3.  In this activity, 12 graduate courses will be developed. The activity will start by defining the details of the curricula at the kick-off meeting. The courses will be designed to fit well within other related courses taken before or after the course; e.g. mathematics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and some introductory courses in energy and ecology, and computer modelling techniques.

 Activity 2.4. – Designing requirements on thesis works

Description 2.4. Requirements of thesis works and graduation projects will be designed and developed. The activity starts by defining the details of the thesis and project works. The thesis and project works will be designed to enable students to have more profound understandings into physical phenomena of their chosen area. The given thesis or graduation project problems will be linked directly with real industrial needs in Uzbekistan in areas of energy and renewable energy sources and sustainable environment.

WP3: QUALITY PLAN, Lead KTH (M1-M36)

 Activity 3.1. – Monitoring by coordinator and project team

Output 3.1. Quality control and monitoring of project actions and outcomes will be performed periodically by project coordinator and project management team.

WP4: Dissemination and Exploitation, Lead TICDMAR (M1-M36)

Activity 4.1. – Advertising campaign: conference, workshops, seminars and events

Output 4.1. . Dissemination and sustainability

Tools

•          Official opening ceremonies of 6 separate laboratories and teaching rooms at ASU, TARI,TTPU,GulSU, KarSU, UrSU. All stakeholders, people from regional government and ministries, and all project partners are invited.

•          Organization an international conference – “Renewable energy sources and Sustainable environment” conference at TTPU.

Activity 4.2. – Project website

Output 4.2.  Dissemination and sustainablity

WP5: Management Lead Univaq (M1-M36)

Activity 5.1. – Project management by Coordinator

Output 5.1.  Daily quality control

Tools

•          Coordination of inter-university activities and providing effective participation of all staff engaged in the project activities.  Contacting and reporting to EACEA (progress reports, final report, financial reports).

•          Financial management of the project.

•          Monitoring activities of local management team.

Activity 5.2. – Project management by local contact

Output 5.2. Day-to-Day management of project activities in Uzbekistan

Tools

•          Monitoring project activities and reporting the progress to the coordinator (UNIVAQ) and home university’s academic council.

•          Financial management of project activities in Uzbekistan, book-keeping and reporting to the contractor

Dissemination the achieved results of RENES project….

To inform stakeholders about the results of the RENES project, measures were taken to disseminate the results achieved.

The Dissemination events have been carried out to ensure that on each phase necessary level of awareness and action is reached among stakeholders. 

In the Kick-off meeting of project have been identified a Working Group on Dissemination. 

The leading organization for disseminating the results of the project is the appointment of TIDCMAR.

Lead Organization –  TIDCMAR

The working groop on Dissemination:

UrSU (Ibragimov Z)

KarSU (Azizova N)

ASU (Alimov F)

GulSU (Shaimkulov A)

TTPU (Niyazov F)

TIDCMAR (Dilmurad Djumaabaev)

UCTM (Rositsa Betcheva)

UNIVAQ (Federica Tomassoni)

KTH (to be identified)

TUB (Olga Tsvetkova)

A RENES project website   www.reneseplus.uz   was created and published by TARI in April the first project year. Information sources are added to the web-site regularly. The drop box was organized by coordinator of project – UNIVAQ.  It has updated by regularly.

Project partners also use a discussion board of the project web-site for sharing and communication purposes.

Logo of project was designed and have been used to provide of project visibility.

 A description of the RENES project was shown at News of Korezm Regional TV, as part of dissemination activities. It was organized reportage of prof. Anna Tozzi about RENES project at Khorezm TV during the seminar, which was held at Urganch state university at November 2018.

In 24/10/2017 was presented the project activities and results of the RENES project in Infoday of ERASMUS+ Programm, where was organizing of Exhibition   of Finished and on-going projects. 

An article was published at the national conference – “Problems of renewable energy and energy efficiency” at KarSU in 2017.

Analytical report is prepared for publishing in Annual Collection of Articles of NEO-Uzbekistan.

 Regional/Local newspapers were used as a platform for dissemination of information about the project

Publications about the RENES project:

1. In “Kamolot sari” newspaper of TARI, December 2016. “Joint project with European universities (in Uzbek)”. Author U. Nosirullaev.

2. In “Andijan Youth”, No. 3, February 2017. “Old European breath is in Uzbekistan. RENES is the result of our next success” (In uzbek). Authors S. Aliev, F.Alimov.)

3.  Journal: The scientific bulletin of mechanical engineering. No.1, 2017. pp. 37 – 43. “Actual problems of preparing specialists on renewable energy” (In Russian). Author R.Aliev
4.In “Andizhan youths”, No.1, 2018, “Important and productive meetings in Berlin” (In uzbek). Author R. Aliev

5.  Republican scientific-technical conference “Problems of renewable energy and energy efficiency” 2017, Karshi.  Conference book. The project” RENES: Development of Master program in Renewable Energy and sustainable Environment” is running (In uzbek). Authors: N. Azizova, A. Vardiashvili.


RENES project results were presented at the universities Training and Methodological Councils and at the Faculties Councils several time;

An article was submitted to the Conference in the Andujan State University on the topic “Some issues of training in Uzbekistan in the field of Renewable Energy sources “

In the future the Dissemination events are planned to ensure that on each phase necessary level of awareness and action is reached among stakeholders, guaranteeing sustainability of outcomes.