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The Renewable Energy Institute

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Renewable Energy - Distance Learning - Professional Courses

Renewable Energy Consultant 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:

Renewable Energy Solutions
Renewable Energy Management and Finance
A Specialisation Course

  • Live & On-Demand 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
WHO IS IT FOR

This course is aimed at 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.
Managers and directors intending to invest in the renewable energy sector.
Technicians, design engineers & architects.

WHEN CAN I START?

You can start this Expert Certificate immediately.

Optional – Live Renewable Energy Management and Finance Virtual Classroom: 14th - 15th September 2021

or On-demand

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)

£972

or

£1295 with Virtual Classroom

The Renewable Energy Consultant 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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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

Renewable Energy Solutions

  • Introduction of the module and overview of the different renewable technologies
  • Government incentive, climate change, energy, assessment (LEED, BREEAM, EPC)
  • Choosing the best renewable energy options
  • Benefits, applications and case studies for each technology:
  • Renewable Energy Technologies: Solar Geometry, Solar Chimneys, Solar Wall, Natural Ventilation, Passive Solar Heating House/ Design, Solar Water Heating, Photovoltaic, Wind Technology, Biomass Heating
  • Other Energy Saving Technologies: GSHP, UTES, Geometry, CHP, Tri Generation, Rainwater Harvesting, Fuel Cell, Earth duct: Canadian/Provencal Wheel, Light pipe
  • Review of each technology
  • Payback time considerations
  • Combining renewable energy technologies
  • Software available
  • Energy Storage
  • Conclusion

 

Renewable Energy Management and Finance

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy Finance and Sustainable Design
  • Methods of Financing: FiT/ RHI / ROCs / CfD / PPA / ESCO /EPC
  • Project Risk and Financial Management
  • Basic Project Finance & Technical calculations – e.g. energy, economics, emissions, NPV, IRR
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and approach
  • Incentives and barriers to Investment
  • Government Policy and Support Schemes – UN, EU, UK (US policies can be studied on this course)
  • Project Finance examples
  • Practical International Case Studies

 

Specialisation Course

Choose from Solar Photovoltaic, Electric Vehicles or Wind Power

Certificate of Participation provided.

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

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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, Siemens, Environment Agency, Volkswagen (VWFS), International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 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 EEC courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

    Green Energy Consultant Expert Certificate

    Achieve the Renewable Energy Consultant 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 United Nations – UNIDO, World Bank, and WindEurope.

    See their testimonials here

    Research & Publications

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