RAK is the premier location to see first hand experiments in PV systems, micro-grids, grid connected, off grid, PV dust studies, solar thermal, solar desalination, building insulation testing and many other tests that are driving our industry forward. Another really exciting aspect to this partnership is the actual training location. They have build a new classroom training center on site so our instructors and students can spend time in the classroom and then walk out and tour some of the existing systems on site. If you are looking to turn this into a training / vacation opportunity, the training center is located only 1km from the beach! There are multiple beach hotels and resorts within 2-6 km of the training center ranging from luxury resorts to lower budget options. It is a lovely spot to spend the week, solar by day and resort by night!
The training will take place at the RAK Research and Innovation Center in the emirate of Ras al Khaimah. The RAK Research and Innovation Center is situated in the RAKIA Free Zone, near the Al Hamra Mall. The center is only reachable by car and is about a one hour drive from the Dubai International Airport. Please refer to the Google Map link below to find directions from your location.