ECT Accredited Center

The Renewable Energy Institute

ECT Accredited Center
Accredited Professional Body for Education since 1975
Renewable Energy - Distance Learning - Professional Courses

Energy Efficiency Consultant Expert Certificate

3 Accredited Distance Learning Courses

The ECT runs courses in Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham

3 Accredited courses:

Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Energy Storage
A Specialisation Course

  • Video lessons based on live classroom training developed by internationally recognised University Academics and Experts
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor
  • Course materials accessible on computer, tablet & mobile
  • Resource Centre to access knowledge
    and research
  • Remote exams for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate

Individuals and companies intending to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
Architects, engineers and building engineers.
Individuals considering a consultancy job within the energy efficiency field.


You can start this Expert Certificate immediately.


You have up to 6 months to complete the courses at your own pace.
This course is worth 70 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

(With current funding)


The Energy Efficiency Expert Certificate course price includes remote exams for the Galileo Master Certificate; video lessons based on the live classroom training; course materials; Resource Centre access and is inclusive of VAT.

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“Having the course delivered by industry professionals with a record of accomplishment in the renewable and low-carbon industries was something that was particularly important for me.” 

Marc David, The MET Office


Energy Efficiency in Buildings

  • Energy context
  • Physical principles
  • Building envelope
  • Building services
  • Energy Performance Certificate
  • Simulation tools – Energy modelling software
  • Building design best practice

Energy Storage

  • Types of electrical energy storage and key characteristics
  • Parameters for electrical energy storage
  • Operational characteristics of electrical storage
  • Costs and pricing
  • Integration of energy storage into electrical grids
  • Off-grid systems, architecture and sizing
  • Small scale battery storage systems
  • Types and applications of thermal energy storage
  • Future developments in energy storage

Specialisation Course

Choose from Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Water Heating or Renewable Energy Solutions

Certificate of Participation provided.

Internationally recognised GMC Certificate provided to successful candidates of remote GMC exam:


Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as United Nations UNDP, Nissan, IBM, North American Development Bank, Hilton International Hotels, Greater London Authority, and many more.

“The courses have enriched my understanding of energy services and the energy sector, which in turn is assisting me with my current role and has given me a more informed view of where my career can progress.”

Caitlin Connell, Bulb Energy

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    The ECT runs courses in Renewable Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham

    International Participants

    Participants connecting live from 150 countries. 

    Participants from all over the world can achieve the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) by studying online EEC courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

    Energy Efficiency Expert Certificate

    Achieve the Energy Effieciency Expert Certificate by studying these courses and passing the exams for the Galileo Master Certificate. This Expert Certificate is currently 25% funded.

    Past Participants

    Past Participants of the online EEC Academy courses include representatives from major authorities and organisations, including the World Bank, Rolls Royce Power Systems, and Google.

    See their testimonials here

    Research & Publications

    The ECT works with the United Nations (UNEP) and its partners to produce a series of publications