Green Energy Finance Specialist
This is a blended learning training which combines an online and a face-to-face training. The face-to-face course will take place 21 - 23 October 2019 in Berlin.
GEFS course topics
- Fundamentals of renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) technologies
- Political and legal market frameworks
- Project financing and project evaluation (RE and EE)
- Financial modelling
- International climate finance options
Additionally, 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.
After the seminar, you will be able to:
- Evaluate relevant RE and EE technologies as well as respective projects
- Use financial models and to develop term sheets for RE and EE projects
- Identify options for international climate finance and how to access such funds
- Develop and evaluate portfolios of RE and EE projects
- Flexibility to study at any time and from any location
- Extensive support and live virtual classrooms
- Multimedia learning material and self-evaluation tests
- Certified by the "Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht - ZFU" (German Authority for Distance Learning)
- RENAC certificate upon successful finalisation of the training
- 10% discount for early bird registration
Matthis Brinkhaus joined the Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG in September 2013. He was working first as a project assistant in the advanced online training of the capacity building programme on renewable energy & grid integration (ReGrid). Since June 2015 he has been working as a project manager in the three-year capacity building programme on renewable energy & grid integration (CapREG). He mainly develops new learning materials for the online training but he is also involved in face-to-face trainings and development of mobile exhibitions.
Before joining RENAC, Matthis gained experience in different fields of energy at home and abroad. He worked for a German company developing hydrogen fuel cells, for a consultancy of the Indian solar market based in New Delhi and for a German company involved in micro-energy projects.
Matthis Brinkhaus studied Engineering and Business Management. He did his Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Ansbach and his Master of Science at the Technical University of Berlin, graduating in May 2015. Throughout his studies he focussed on energy technology and energy economics. In his Master thesis he investigated the Indian balancing power market. Matthis speaks German and English and has advanced knowledge in French.