Global demand for green hydrogen and its derivatives has grown rapidly. Completing the e-learning programme, Green Hydrogen Economics and Project Development, will enable participants to understand the complex economic and project development aspects of this key element in the transition to a low-carbon future. They will gain basic knowledge of hydrogen electrolysis, ammonia production, fuel cell power plant, transport options, and green hydrogen markets. This training programme provides a useful basis for setting up initial green hydrogen projects around the world, thus supporting the market ramp-up.

Target Groups

This programme is suitable for you if you are:

  • An employee of a company that develops projects involving cutting-edge technologies, such as production of hydrogen using electrolysers.
  • An employee of a bank, insurance company, or financial institution seeking to evaluate the financial aspects of green hydrogen, green ammonia, and fuel cell power stations.
  • An employee of a company that makes informed decisions regarding opportunities for production of green hydrogen using electrolysers, production of ammonia from green hydrogen, transport of hydrogen and ammonia, production of energy from green hydrogen via fuel cells
  • Citizen of an eligible countries: ODA-country list


In Brief

  • Deadline for application: 7 August 2023
  • Start/end of programme: 11 September 2023 / 15 December 2023
  • Total workload: Ca. 150 hours
  • Language: English
  • Costs: no fees (costs are covered by RENAC and  H2Uppp in a Public Private Partnership Project)
  • Available scholarship places: 180
  • Selection criteria: Citizen of an eligible countries (see ODA-country list) / English language skills (at least level B2) / Information in the application tool on "What are your job responsibilities?" and "How do you intend to apply the knowledge gained in this training programme in your work?"  (Note: The programme is not for enrolled students or staff of higher education institutions)


By the end of this three-month online training programme, participants will have a good understanding of green hydrogen economics and project development. They will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify opportunities in the rapidly evolving green hydrogen sector. Whether you are a project developer or a finance institution looking to enter the green hydrogen market, this course will provide you with the tools and insights needed to succeed in this promising industry.

For further details on the learning objectives, the content and the online training programme features and see brochure.



The International Hydrogen Ramp-up Programme (H2Uppp) of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) promotes projects and market development for green hydrogen in selected developing and emerging countries as part of the National Hydrogen Strategy.

The programme is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. GIZ and RENAC have joined forces to support the private sector in identifying, preparing and implementing pilot projects for the production and use of green hydrogen.





Albrecht Tiedemann

Head of Division
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 40
Fax: +49 (0)30 58 70870 88
Email: tiedemann[at]renac.de

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