ECT Accredited Center

The Renewable Energy Institute

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

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The European Centre of Technology (ECT) and the European Energy Centre (EEC) are part of the Renewable Energy Institute Ltd (REI) and provides training courses to improve professional management and business skills for participants who wish to progress their careers.

Renewable Energy Institute Ltd registered in Scotland No. 371195 – Registered Office: 68/1 Spottiswoode Street, Edinburgh, EH9 1DH, [email protected]
VAT registration number: 142050953

Contact Details –

Email: [email protected]

Ph: +44 (0)131 623 1938

Offices (please write to the respective department):

HQ, European Centre of Technology – Renewable Energy Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, D74, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH10 5DT.

Administrative Office: European Centre of Technology – Renewable Energy Institute, 68/1 Spottiswoode Street, Edinburgh, EH9 1DH, United Kingdom.

Please send all correspondence to the Administrative Office of the European Centre of Technology – Renewable Energy Institute.

University Office Addresses (where some ECT courses take place – please email us for final confirmation of course locations before making any travel arrangements)

University of London: Birkbeck College, University Square Stratford Campus, 1 Salway Road, Stratford, E15 1NF

Edinburgh Napier University: Craiglockhart Campus, 219 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH14 1DJ

George Washington University: Room B1840, Science and Engineering Hall, 800 22nd Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20052

Office for Southern Europe: European Centre of Technology – Renewable Energy Institute, via Alessandria 36, 15033 Casale, Italy

Data Protection: Personal information provided to us is held on a database at the Renewable Energy Institute Ltd and Centro Studi Galileo, and is not shared with any other external company or organisation. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.

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Terms & Conditions of use of the website and services provided by the Renewable Energy Institute – European Energy Centre – European Centre of Technology

The documentation, texts, images and other materials that are used on training courses or any other events operated by the REI-EEC-ECT, are subject to copyright of Renewable Energy Institute Ltd, and cannot be used, copied, reproduced (in part or in full), either electronically or as printed material, without written, prior permission of the REI-EEC-ECT.

All information in this website is correct at time of publication. Renewable Energy Institute Ltd reserves the right to amend the details and content at any time, without notice.

Whilst every attempt has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in these pages, the Renewable Energy Institute Ltd wishes to highlight that the contents contained within this website are frequently reviewed and are naturally subject to change from time to time.

It is the responsibility of the user/reader to verify the accuracy of relevant facts before entering any financial or other obligations based upon them. The Renewable Energy Institute Ltd also advises that it will not accept liability for the contents of any pages which do not conform to the Renewable Energy Institute Ltd information policy and guidelines. Renewable Energy Institute Ltd will make all reasonable efforts to deliver the courses, seminars and conferences described in the brochures and this website.

Participants are able to cancel their distance learning course and be eligible for a full refund of the amount paid under the following conditions:

  • The cancellation has been received in writing no more than fourteen (14) days following the start date of the course.
  • The course videos have been accessed for no more than one (1) hour.

Participants may transfer their place to a substitute person as long as the REI-EEC-ECT receives written notice of the substitution by the participant. The proposed substituting person must agree to these terms and fulfils any criteria required for the course in question.

Prospective learners and participants to the activities of the REI-EEC-ECT should be aware that it is sporadically necessary to alter, discontinue or combine courses or seminars. This may be needed for a number of reasons such as low enrolments, ill health or departure of personnel, industrial action. Changes will only be made if the REI-EEC-ECT reasonably considers it to be necessary. If a course or seminar is suspended, the REI-EEC-ECT will use reasonable endeavours to provide a suitable substitute course and will take all reasonable steps to minimise disruption; allow a participant to withdraw without penalty if a course, seminar or conference is cancelled or extensively varied, with a suitable reimbursement of fees and deposits.

The Renewable Energy Institute Ltd makes no representations or statements and provides no guarantees (whether express, implied, in law or in equity or otherwise) regarding the information provided, any services provided or the suitability of any of the services for a particular purpose. The Renewable Energy Institute Ltd shall not be responsible for and disclaims all and any liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether incidental, consequential, direct, indirect, special, punitive, or otherwise and including without limitation loss of profits, loss of earnings, business interruption or loss of information), expense of any nature or personal injury which may be suffered by you or any third party as a result of or which may be attributable, indirectly or directly, to using of or relying on any information provided by the Renewable Energy Institute Ltd.

Participation on the courses does not guarantee a job in the field or MCS accreditation, which you need to obtain through an MCS Accreditation Body.

We reserve the right to develop the topics and format of our courses for your advantage without notice.

The Galileo Master Certificate is offered by Centro Studi Galileo s.r.l. as ‘attestato di partecipazione’ and ‘Galileo Certificate’ throughout Europe to participants of its training courses.