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Introduction to Renewable Energy

Applying Renewable Energy

Applying Renewable Energy provides fundamental knowledge on the most widely used renewable energy technologies. No previous knowledge of electricity or renewable energy is required.

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.

ARE Courses

Each “Applying Renewable Energy” online training comprises a combination of courses on the most widely used renewable energy technologies.
This training introduces the technologies with the biggest shares in the renewable energy world markets.

* Further optional courses on grid integration and financial aspects of renewable energy are available to all participants (not part of the exam/certificate).

Registration

No. Title Date Location
16_OK_01 Applying Renewable Energy: Market Leaders 01.10.2017 - 31.03.2018 online
16_OK_04 Applying Renewable Energy: Large-Scale Systems 01.10.2017 - 31.03.2018 online
16_OK_02 Applying Renewable Energy: Solar Technologies 01.10.2017 - 31.03.2018 online
16_OK_03 Applying Renewable Energy: Small-Scale Systems 01.10.2017 - 31.03.2018 online
16_OK_05 Applying Renewable Energy: Complete Overview 01.10.2017 - 31.03.2018 online

Course combinations


Applying Renewable Energy: Market Leaders (3 courses)

This training introduces the technologies with the biggest shares in the renewable energy world markets.

  • Photovoltaic
  • Wind power
  • Biogas

Content

Applying Renewable Energy: Large-Scale Systems (3 courses)

This training focuses on large-scale grid connected renewable energy systems for electricity production.

  • Photovoltaic
  • Wind power
  • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Content

Applying Renewable Energy: Solar Technologies (4 courses)

This training presents different solar technologies used for hot water provision or electricity production.

  • Photovoltaic
  • Solar thermal
  • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
  • PV-diesel hybrid systems

Content

Applying Renewable Energy: Small-Scale Systems (4 courses)

 

In this training, you will study small-scale systems used for the provision of hot water or electricity in households or in remote rural areas without access to the electricity grid:

  • Photovoltaic
  • Solar thermal
  • Small hydropower
  • Biogas

Content

Applying Renewable Energy: Complete Overview (7 courses)

This training covers all seven technologies and helps to understand the big picture of renewable energy.

  • Photovoltaic
  • Wind power
  • Biogas
  • Solar thermal
  • Small hydropower
  • Concentrated Solar Power
  • PV-diesel hybrid systems

Content


Further information


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Self-assessment test
Video lecture

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Certified online course

Detailed course description

Features

  • 2 live events (chat + virtual classroom session)
  • Online material (text, graphs, charts)
  • Self-tests for learning assessment
  • 2 hours of video lectures
  • RENAC advisory services / forum
  • Exam certificate

Study time

  • Market Leaders and Large-Scale Systems: About 60 hours study time
  • Solar Technologies and Small-Scale Systems: About 70 hours study time
  • Complete Overview: About 100 hours study time

Prices

  • Market Leaders: 460€
  • Large-Scale Systems: 460€
  • Solar Technologies: 570€
  • Small-Scale Systems: 570€
  • Complete Overview: 760€

All prices include 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
  • Exam and certificate in Spanish
  • Support by a Spanish-speaking tutor
  • Live virtual classrooms (webinars) for the whole class are held in English language only, but the slides will also be available in Spanish.

Contact

Katrin Backhaus

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