Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies

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The use of renewable energy has been captivating the world in the last decade seen by a steady rise in the interest of its usage in both the developed and developing countries. But the usage of one of the technologies depends absolutely on the availability of the renewable energy resource to be harnessed. This course takes you through the different existing RE resources and then focuses on the commercially viable existing renewable energy technologies and then appraising their suitability for different situations and different parts of the world.

Topics

  • Off-grid and grid-tied photovoltaics (PV)
  • Solar thermal technology
  • Concentrating Solar Power (CSP)
  • Wind power
  • Bioenergy with focus on biogas
  • Small hydropower
  • Renewable energy (RE) project development with focus on wind power plants
  • Grid integration of renewable energy

Duration:

5 days

Contact

Dr. Emilienne Tingwey
Project Director Face-to-face Trainings
Tel: +49 (0) 30 526 895 882
Email: tingwey[at]renac.de

This training suits those who:

  • Are new to the subject of renewable energy
  • Would like to start a career in this exciting field
  • Need to advise on the suitability of a renewable energy technology

Qualification Level:

No pre-requisites

After the seminar, you will be able to:

  • Assess the appropriateness of each technology for different situations
  • Undertake initial system designs and sizing
  • Communicate effectively and knowledgably with technology suppliers and customers
  • Recognise the main renewable energy market sectors
Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies

Highlights

  • Assessment of knowledge acquisition
  • Qualified trainer with wide experience in the industry
  • Up-to-date theoretical lectures, case study, discussion, partner work
  • State-of-the-art practical training (calculations, hands-on exercises)
  • Use of our self-build practical training rigs, representing each technology
  • Field trips with inspections of power plants, buildings etc.
  • Certificate of attendance
  • 10% discount for early bird registration

Available dates & times

Next Date Location Language Registration deadline Lecturers Price € Early bird € Valid until  
08.04.19 - 12.04.19 Berlin EN 24.02.2019
1.500,00 1.350,00 1.350,00 10.02.2019

Lecturers

Albrecht Tiedemann, RENAC
Current position:
Albrecht Tiedemann is a director at the Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG since 2009. He manages the CapREG Program “Capacity Development on Renewable Energy and Grid Integration” for Professionals from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, Peru and Ecuador working in the public and private energy sector. He is responsible for Blended e-Learning seminars (renewable energy and grid integration) and works as a trainer for wind energy (resource assessment, technology, hybrid wind/PV micro grids and wind farm economics) and for grid integration of renewables (balancing power and capacity credit calculation, short term power forecast for wind and solar). Mr Tiedemann moderates and chairs panel discussions, workshops, seminars and conferences.

Professional experience:
From 2003 to 2009 he was Project Director at the German Energy Agency (dena) GmbH and there he worked as a Consultant for the German Federal Ministry of Economics & Technology, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, the European Commission and enterprises in the energy sector. Furthermore, he was the Chairman of Offshore Wind Standing Committee of the Federal government and the coastal Länder as well of the Forum Offshore Wind Energy and Nature Conservation. Mr. Tiedemann has been executively involved in the integration of renewable energies into the German energy supply system and in conducting strategic analysis for the German energy sector (German grid-study I and II until 2020 and 2030).
From 1989 to 2003 he worked as scientific assistant for the Federal Environmental Agency of Germany where he was responsible for developing environmental friendly technologies.

Education:
He holds a degree as “Engineer of Environmental Protection Technology” from the Technical University Berlin.

Testimonials

"Great training with a very experienced training institution."
Kerstin Lohr, Germany, Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies, 2017

"One of the best training courses I have participated in! Great mixture of theory and practise taught by great people."
Participant, Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies, 2017

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