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What is "Applying Energy Efficiency"?

Applying Energy Efficiency provides a comprehensive overview of technical and economic aspects of energy efficiency measures. The online training presents support mechanisms for energy efficiency projects and points out saving potentials, specifically in the industrial sector. Organisational aspects, such as energy management systems an energy audits, are also covered.

Who should take the “Applying Energy Efficiency” online training?

This training suits those who:

  • need an overview of RE technologies for private or professional purposes
  • would like to refresh technical knowledge before further training
  • want to make the first step towards implementing RE projects

After the online training, participants will be able to:

  • assess resources and suitability of sites for each technology
  • decide which components are to be used for which purpose (e.g. off-grid)
  • roughly calculate system size and energy yield and determine crucial parameters
  • explain the principle functioning and physics of each technology


No. Title Date Location
16_OK_09 Applying Energy Efficiency 01.10.2017 - 31.03.2018 online


Introductory courses

Each participant will have access to short introductory courses on energy and electricity topics to learn or revise the basics. These courses are not mandatory, and will not be covered in the exam.


  • Introduction to energy efficiency projects
  • Energy efficiency support mechanism
  • Systematic approaches to energy saving
  • Technological aspects of energy efficiency

Live virtual classrooms (webinars):

  • Technological aspects of energy efficiency
  • Cross-sectional energy efficiency technologies

Click here for detailed contents of the course

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Certified online course


  • Live virtual classrooms
  • Online material (text, graphics, charts)
  • Self-tests for learning assessment
  • 3 hours of video lectures
  • RENAC advisory services / forum
  • Exam certificate

Study time

  • ca. 100 hours (all courses, virtual classroom, exam preparation,...)
  • Recommended effort: 5-10 hours per week
  • Resulting online training duration: ca. 3-4 months



Price includes 19% VAT.

Payment with Master Card, VISA or American Express or via invoice.

For Spanish-speaking participants (upon request)

  • Course texts and self-tests in Spanish
  • Videos with Spanish subtitles
  • Support by a Spanish-speaking tutor
  • Live virtual classrooms (webinars) for the whole class and exams are held in English language only.


Katrin Backhaus

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