ECT Accredited Center

The Renewable Energy Institute

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

Awarded Participants

List of main clients who have attended our training courses and participants who have been awarded with the Certificate:

Agip, Air Liquide, Alenia, Alfabiotech, Alfa Laval, Alfa Romeo, Amazon, Atlas, Aviano Air Base, Barilla, Basf, Bennet, Beretta, Birra Moretti, BNY Mellon, Borletti, Bosch, Bristol, British Army, British Gas, Cambridge University, Candy, Carrefour, Carrier, Carter Jones, Castrol, Ciba Geigy,Changeworks, Cirio, Clivet, CNR, Coca Cola, Cofathec, Coop Supermercati, Costan, Costa Crociere, Daikin, Dalmine, De Agostini, De Longhi, Delchi Carrier, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Diavia, Du Pont, Dow Chemical, EDF Energy, Elah, Elf, Elyo, Embraco, Enea, Enel, Energy Saving Trust, Eni, Environment Agency, E.On, Eridania, Euratom, FAO, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (Nigeria), Ferrero, Ferrarelle, Fiat Automobile, Fiat Avio, Friends of the Earth, Galbani, Giesse, Greenpeace, Heineken, Henkel, Heriot-Watt University, Hilton International Hotels, HM Forces, Hoechst, Honeywell, HSBCIBM, Ilva, Imq, Inail, Indesit, Inps, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Italian Industry Petroleum, Institute of Nuclear Physics (It), Iveco, Knoll Pharmaceutical, KPMG, Kraft, Lamborghini, Landis, Lego, Lepetit, Lubrizol, Martini & Rossi, Max Meyer Duco, Merloni, the MET Office, Ministry Budget (It),Ministry of Transport (It), Ministry of Defence (It), Ministry of Defence (GB), Ministry of the Treasury (It), Mitsubishi, Mobil, Montedison, Multiwarm, Müller, the National Grid, National Water and Electricity Company Ltd (the Gambia), NATO (USA), Naval, Nestlé, NHS Tayside, Nippon Oil, Nokia, North American Development Bank, Ocean, Olivetti, Oxfam GB, Panasonic, Parker, Parmalat, Pavesi, Pininfarina, Pirelli, Plasmon, R.A.I., Rhone Poulenc, Ricardo-AEA, Riello, Royal Air ForceRoyal Navy, Sagit – Findus, Salmoiraghi, Sammontana, Sandvik, Sanson, Sanyo, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Government, Serono, Sharp, Shell, Siemens, Sigma Tau, Simav, Siram, Sirti, Snam, Solar Power Scotland, Solvay Solexis, Sorin, Sperlari, St. Andrews University, Star, Stmicroelectronics, Texaco, Texas Instruments, Telecom, Telespazio, Telettra, Total, 3M Italia, Unilever, United Nations Development Programme, United States Embassy, University of Dundee, Warner Cinemas, Whirlpool, Zanussi, Zuegg.


Department of Energy and Climate Change:

“Excellent course material and knowledgeable tutor.””

(Lawrence Avery)

Hilton Hotel:

“Congratulations to the centre and to the trainers. All participants were engaged, the topics were explained very clearly and we found it extremely relevant to our day-to-day activities.”


“Solid technical expertise is a fundamental pre-requisite of Coca-Cola HBC Italy. In particular, Coca-Cola HBC Italy has taken advantage of CSG-ECT’s expertise in order to develop its technical personnel. The cooperation with CSG-ECT has, and will continue to keep allowing us to ensure our technicians are skilled and knowledgeble in the field of new refrigeration technologies.

Over several years of working together we have been impressed with CSG-ECT’s ability to provide courses designed and customised for our firm’s needs, facilitated by academic experts in the field and all carried out within our own premises in order to ease the logistical pressures that training personnel on this scale often brings.

CSG-ECT has certified our courses by providing all participants a certificate of completion.”

(Coca Cola HBC Italy)

Martini & Rossi:

“We would like to thank you for the good quality of your training which our personnel attended in the last years. We have attended different courses through the years care of your Training Centre.”

All your courses were useful for our technicians because we improved our knowledge, both theoretical and practical. We would like to underline also the good levels of both your skilled trainers and your training documentation.

Best regards”

(Technical Staff Manager, MARTINI & ROSSI, Fulvio Baratella)


“I gained a good understanding of wind energy generation and related topics. My work involves assessment of wind projects from a financial perspective. This course will help me in this area.”

(Lin Gao)

National Water and Electricity Company Ltd:

“I was able to win a project proposal with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization – UNIDO – with the help of the courses I took with your institution.”

(Alhaji Cham)


I would like to underline the instructors’ high level of preparation, alongside their good spirit of collaboration, dedication, flexibility and professionalism”

(Mrs. Lorenza Vecchio, Civilian Human Resources Management, JFC HQ Naples, NATO)

IFAD – International Fund for Agricultural Development:

“I liked the atmosphere of the course: relaxed, easy to intervene and discuss with the lecturer.”

(Karan Sehgal)

Environment Agency:

“The course was very well presented and it was clear that the instructor had a great deal of experience and knowledge.”

(Phil Coulston)

Techno Gem:

“Very interesting training course covering all topics of photovoltaic at 360 degrees. A very well structured and organised training course.”

FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization):

“Last year we attended your training course organised within our premises, the course has been very useful as it clarified important gaps in our knowledge. Additionally it provided us with the knowledge of which technology to adopt for our systems. I take this opportunity to thank you again for the useful training courses you organise with quality content, teaching and documentation provided.”

(Eng. Adrian Kazazi, FAO)

European Association AREA:

“In today’s economic climate it is even more imperative that technicians diversify their skills to take advantage of the expanding renewable energy sector. The European Centre of Technology is ideally placed to ensure technicians succeed in making the most of this opportunity.”

(Marco Buoni Vice President European Association AREA – AREA represents the interests of 22 national associations in 19 European countries, 125,000 people working in the sector)


It was a great cover of all products and I will use my knowledge to apply to projects I am working on – Melanie Horbury, Pleydell Smithyman Ltd

The course has given me a wider knowledge and skill set of the wide choices of energy – Johnathan Bell, Linskeldfield Bio Energy

I gained a broader knowledge of PV system design and particular safety and MCS standard detail. I will be training field staff in PV system assessment primarily in sub-Saharan Africa – Morgan Palmer, Tearfund

The course covered all the areas I was interested in and more – Elvira Dimitrieva, Vert Rotors UK

It was good to be able to speak with an authority on PV, in order to build a more efficient workplace and better designs – Richard Douglas, The Green Way Solar

The course is well structured, relevant to finance and risk and I was impressed with the content – Roy Tomkinson, Solarwise Renewables

This course has benefitted me immensely by providing the information and drive for me to focus on renewable energy and incorporate them in every day life to make a difference financially, ethically and in terms of global energy use – Raaja Karthik

The course has broadened my knowledge in this field. It has also given me the confidence to undertake renewable energy projects in central Africa – Fred Ku-Mesu Miet, KCC Electrical

Gained a comprehensive knowledge of Solar Thermal, I intend to arrange installation in council properties – Angus Council

Gained key and practical skills such as building the wind plant. I will take the key knowledge gained and put this into practice – Joseph Aseyefa, Aeronautical Engineer

It has given me experience and knowledge which I’ll pass onto communities throughout Scotland – Tom Young, Community Energy Scotland

Very good lecturer, slides and presentation. Well organized and informative – Heat Pumps course

Engaging lecturer. Well-structured lecture. Covered a lot of material – Heat Pumps course

Superb. Much increased my knowledge – Prof. Colin Patten, Midlem

Very good coverage of the topic. Reference material with slides supporting info and practical examples – Carbon Management course

Another excellent course. Very informative – Carbon Management course

These skills will help me greatly in my workplace – Patrick Evbobun, ModeCo Solar

Covered in detail all of the aspects of biomass (technical, economic, supply..)Biomass course

I used the course for research ideas for a PhD in this area. Turned out to be very useful – Phd Student, Edinburgh Napier University

I have gained knowledge and understanding of the concepts of energy and finance. I will take advantage to improve my career – Dina Ahmed

The course benefited me professionally because I would like to change my career path into renewable energy and this course has given me a better understanding of this energy sector – Claudia Cabarcas-Thomas, University of Aberdeen