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Project planning and financing with a technology-specific focus

Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer

This online training explains the most important economic aspects of renewable energy project planning. It describes the methodologies of different support mechanisms and conveys knowledge of legal and regulatory frameworks. Participants will learn which parameters are used to assess the bankability of RE projects, and understand a banker’s view on risks related to PV, wind and biogas projects. The course includes a checklist for the project developer to ensure that all data that the bank requires is ordered and complete.
The elective course allows insights in the planning process for a medium to large-scale plant of the chosen technology - from the earliest stages to implementation.

Who should become a “Certified RE Project Developer”?

This training suits you if you

  •  are charged with setting the scene for a renewable energy project
  •  need to deal with various stakeholders in a project appraisal process
  •  will supervise the implementation of a power plant of the chosen technology


No. Title Date Location
16_OK_08 Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer 01.04. - 30.09.2017 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.

Project Developer Courses

  • Financial aspects of renewable energy projects
  • Methodology of project valuation
  • Support mechanisms for RE projects
  • Renewable energy project finance

Plus one eligible project planning course

  • Photovoltaic
  • PV-diesel hybrid systems
  • Biogas
  • Solar thermal for hot water production

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Detailed course description


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

Study time

  • ca. 130 hours (all 4 courses, virtual classroom, exam preparation,...)
  • Recommended effort: 5-10 hours per week
  • Resulting online training duration: ca. 4-6 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
  • 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.


Katrin Backhaus

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