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The Renewable Energy Institute

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

Net Zero Expert Certificate

3 Accredited Distance Learning Courses

The ECT runs courses in Energy, Marketing and Finance across the UK, in London, Birmingham
WHAT THIS ONLINE COURSE INCLUDES

3 Accredited courses:

Electric Vehicles Course
Renewable Energy Market Trends & Finance Course
Solar Photovoltaic Course

  • Live & On-Demand video lessons based on live classroom training developed by internationally recognized 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 recognized Galileo Master Certificate
WHO IS IT FOR

Personnel and consultants who need to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technology will meet their specific needs or the needs of their clients.
Personnel and consultants who are interested in learning more about the advantages and uses of different Net Zero technologies.
Technicians, design engineers & architects.

WHEN CAN I START?

You can start this Expert Certificate immediately.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

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

COURSE PRICE
(With current funding)

$1295

The Net Zero 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 tax.




Renewable Energy Training Courses Online and in the Classroom Accredited UK USA

“My Renewable Energy courses impacted greatly on my ability to successfully develop a Wind Turbine Power Project for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization” 

Alhaji Cham, National Water and Electricity Company Ltd

COURSE CONTENT

Electric Vehicles

  • Overview of electric vehicles
  • EVs and sustainability
  • EV technology
  • Battery technology
  • Overview of charging infrastructure/Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment
  • Charging station deployment
  • U.S. charging station deployment
  • Issues limiting adoption of EVs
  • EV financing and development
  • Government policies promoting EV deployment (local, state, national, and international)

 

Renewable Energy Market Trends & Finance

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy
  • Market Trends Renewable Energy
  • Introduction to Renewable Energy Finance
  • Government Policy and Support Schemes
  • Developing Country Financing: Microlending, Multilateral Banks, Crowdfunding
  • Project Finance (overview)
  • Project Finance (basic financial and economic principles)
  • Project Case Studies
  • Deal Structuring
  • Financing Tools – PACE, CREBs, QZEBs and other Boutique Financing
  • Project Finance Examples
  • Practical Case Studies

 

Solar Photovoltaic

  • Composition of the light
  • Photovoltaic effect
  • Photovoltaic cells
  • Materials
  • Daily/ annual energy
  • Positioning of the modules
  • Photovoltaic Energy
  • Photovoltaic Illumination
  • Planning and designing a photovoltaic installation
  • The electric load
  • Costs and evaluation of the economical solutions
  • Maintenance and reliability
  • Practical solutions
  • Typologies and modality of installation
  • Integration of the photovoltaic modules in the building structure
  • Payback time
  • Economical perspectives

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

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Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognized Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as Mitsubishi, United Nations UNDP, Siemens, International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), European Investment Bank, IBM, and many more.

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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 REI courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

    Net Zero Expert Certificate

    Achieve the Net Zero 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 Volkswagen (VWFS), EDF Energy, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

    See their testimonials here

    Research & Publications

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