Internet-based Trainings

Online Training with focus on Green Energy Development

This training package consists of online courses with a final exam. The following topics will be covered:

  • Renewable energy fundamentals
  • Techology:
    • PV application and technology
    • Wind power planning, application and technology
  • Energy Efficiency
    • Energy efficiency fundamentals
    • Synergies of energy efficiency and renewable energy policy
    • Heat pumps for heating and cooling – technology and applications
  • Grid integration:
    • Grid integration of variable renewable energy
    • Protection systems in low and medium voltage networks with rooftop and ground mounted photovoltaics
    • Battery energy storage systems for grid ancillary services
    • Spinning Reserve in Power Supply Systems with wind power and photovoltaic
  • PV business models and business plans
  • Methodology of project valuation

Target Group

  • Ministries and public institutions involved in establishing political and economic frameworks
  • Transmission and distribution grid operators that work towards the integration of electricity from photovoltaic and wind power
  • Enterprises, consultants and project developers working in the renewable energy sectors
  • Universities supporting start-ups and entrepreneurship in the renewable energy sector
  • Non-governmental organisations active in the field of renewable energy
  • The excellent knowledge of English is essential to participate in the online training.

How to apply

RENAC will choose participants according to the information provided in the application form (CV, motivation letter, references etc.). After the end of the application period, RENAC will select candidates and inform all applicants about their status.

RENAC encourages all Iranian individuals active in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency to sign up for our free and open online trainings.

  • The online course will last up to 25 weeks; participants will need 350 to 400 hours to work through the material (reading, watching online lectures, self-evaluation and preparation for final exam)
  • The participation in the online courses is free of charge and includes access to text and videos, questions for self-study, virtual classrooms, forum, final test and certificate. RENAC staff and lecturers will offer extensive support all along the learning process via email.
  • Participants can print out a personalized copy of the course materials in the form of PDF documents for personal use
  • Course materials are provided in English. An English-Persian glossary will be provided.
  • Lecturers in the virtual classrooms will present in English
  • At the end of the training, participants can take an exam and receive a RENAC certificate if the training is successfully completed.
Date of online trainingCodeDeadline for applicationApplication
01 October 2019 - March 2020GECI-Online20 September 2019Apply here
(Will be open on August 25)


Fees for the participation in internet-based trainings are covered by the project including access to texts and videos, animations, questions for self-testing, virtual classrooms, online forum for questions/answers, final test and RENAC certificate.


Eram Mojtahed Sistani
Project Manager
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 44
Fax: +49 (0)30 58 70870 88
Email: sistani[at]

Albrecht Tiedemann
Project Director
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 40
Fax: +49 (0)30 58 70870 88
Email: tiedemann[at]



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