Green Energy Summer School (GESS)

22 August - 2 September 2022 in Berlin

RENAC’s Green Energy Summer School (GESS) takes place at the RENAC Training Centre in Berlin, Germany each summer. Summer school programming reflects the educational needs and professional goals of those working in the green energy sector. GESS content covers foundational topics in green energy and provides insights into cutting-edge technology. Courses are designed for different target groups, taking their knowledge background into consideration.

This year’s GESS programme includes two separate courses. It offers participants the opportunity to learn about:

  • Renewable energy (RE) sources and the various technologies to harness them
  • PV project management and economics


Dr. Emilienne Tingwey
Project Director Face-to-face Trainings
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 52
Email: tingwey[at]


During the first week, participants can take the Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies course. This foundational RENAC course is designed to suit the interests of technicians and non-technicians alike who want to enhance their career prospects by acquiring a comprehensive introduction to renewable energy technologies.

During the second week, participants are offered the Management and Economics of Photovoltaic Projects course, which covers PV markets and technologies, solar power project management, and the financing of PV projects.

Content is delivered by experts in their respective fields utilising case studies and hands-on exercises. Participants will gain a theoretical as well as practical understanding of topics covered in the courses. Through group assignments, participants work as part of a team with professionals from many different countries.

Individuals can opt to take only one or both courses. After successfully completing each course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance from RENAC.


Green Energy Summer School 2022

Seminar Type of training Next Date  
GESS I: Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies Face - to - face tbd Details & Dates
GESS II: Management and Economics of Photovoltaic Projects Face - to - face tbd Details & Dates



"Worth every single penny. Very well organised course and professional trainers."

Mohamad Mneimneh, Lebanon, Grid-connected and Off-grid Photovoltaics, 2018

"It has been a wonderful experience for me spending a whole week at the RENAC Summer School with exclusive trainers and staff and with a great audience of multi-national business professionals. I now feel equipped with great knowledge about grid-connected and off-grid PVs, both theoretical and practical."

Adnan Göçhan, Turkey, Grid-connected and Off-grid Photovoltaics, 2018

"The reception and the contents of the seminar were excellent. Staff and lecturers went out of their way to meet our demands and answer our questions"

Participant, Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies, 2017