Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

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Applying Green Energy Finance is tailored to deliver a comprehensive, general introduction into green energy finance topics. It provides fundamentals of renewable energy (RE) technologies and energy efficiency and details about financing of Renewable Energy projects. The international perspective of climate finance is covered as well. The courses comprised in this package are:

Green Energy Finance courses

  • Introduction to renewable energy projects
  • Financing Energy Efficiency projects ESCOs
  • Methodology of project valuation
  • Renewable energy project finance
  • Project contracts
  • Renewable Energy support mechanisms
  • Climate finance

Optional: Business case studies

One elective course

  • PV application
  • Wind power application
  • Biogas application
  • Energy Efficiency in buildings
  • Energy Efficiency in the industy

Additionally, each participant will have access to short introductory courses on energy and electricity topics to learn or revise the basics.

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After the training, you will be able to:

  • Assess risks in the lifecycle of a Renewable Energy or Energy Efficiency project
  • Discuss bankability criteria and apply to Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency projects
  • Identify project finance structures and procedures
  • Explain principles of climate finance mechanisms

Upon successful finalisation of the training, you will receive a RENAC Certificate.

This training will suit those who:

  • Need to know more on Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency project financing
  • Would like to get introduced to the green energy financing sphere
  • Want to specialise as a finance person in green energy projects

Duration: 3 months

Study time: 120 hours

Training language: English

Detailed course description: A detailed course description is available for download here.

E-learning platform: Access the demo course on our e-learning platform.

Price: €1190,00* (with 10% early bird discount)


Raquel Cascales
Project Director E-Learning and Blended Learning
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 46
Email: onlineacademy[at]


*incl 19 % of German VAT

Additional Information

Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency


  • Flexibility to study at any time and from any location
  • Extensive support and live lectures
  • 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
  • We offer group and alumni discounts. Contact us for further details.



Raquel Cascales
Project Director E-Learning and Blended Learning
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 46
Email: onlineacademy[at]

Available dates & times

Next Date Location Language Registration deadline Lecturers Price €* Early bird €* Valid until  
01.04.22 - 30.06.22 online EN 01.04.2022
1.190,00 1.071,00 1.071,00 18.02.2022
01.10.22 - 31.12.22 online EN 01.10.2022
1.190,00 1.071,00 1.071,00 20.08.2022
* including 19 % of German VAT


Alexander Boensch, RENAC
Current position:
Before joining RENAC’s Green Banking Team in 2016, Alexander Boensch frequently provided seminars, course design concepts and e-learning content for RENAC since 2008.

Professional experience:
Mr Boensch trained as a Financial Economist and held postgraduate positions in the banking and finance industry with a sector focus on energy for five years. Since 2003, he has been working as a Finance Consultant for renewable energy project developers, financial investors and public utilities being in charge of structured and corporate finance, risk and treasury management, procurement of capital, bank marketing and M&A activities. During the last twelve years of working in the European renewable energy industry, Mr Boensch was involved in renewable energy projects with an installed capacity of more than 750MW and successfully raised capital of approx. 1.3 billion EUR. In addition to his work in renewable energy finance consulting and training, Mr Boensch lectures on academic courses on corporate finance, capital markets and renewable energy economics at different academic institutions. He is also a member of the investment decision-making board of a well-established German investment company that exclusively funds renewable energy assets.

Alexander Boensch has a Master’s degree (M.A.) in International Economics and a degree in Business Administration, Finance and Strategic Management.
Volker Jaensch, RENAC
Current position:
Volker Jaensch joined Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG in August 2010. As project director he is responsible for the areas of bioenergy, financing and climate change mitigation as well as for the design and implementation of renewable energy training centers. Furthermore, Mr. Jaensch is involved in wind energy and energy efficiency projects and trainings.

Professional experience:
Volker has ten years professional experience in project development, due diligence, financing and implementation of renewable energy projects with a focus on biomass and wind-energy (at daughter companies of Veolia Environment and Gamesa Energia). He also gained experience in the political arena of renewable energy at the German Energy Agency (dena). Before joining RENAC Mr. Jaensch was active for four years in the development and implementation of sustainable Carbon Credit generating projects (according to the Kyoto Protocol and the Gold Standard) in developing countries.

Mr Jaensch holds degrees in Environmental Engineering and Master of Business Administration (MBA).


"Amazing I have learned a lot and I look forward to using the acquired information to advance my career, develop national energy strategies and promote capacity building for professional in the energy field"
Fotouh Al-Ragom, Applying Green Energy Finance: Energy Efficiency, 2020

"If you love green banking then Applying Green Energy Finance is the way to go. The platform is an easy way to use, interactive studying, portal that connects learners to the study during the learning."
Vu Bao, Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy, 2020

"For me, the course "Applying Green Energy Finance (RE)" was the perfect introduction to the topic of Green Finance. I would definitely recommend the course to others. The scope, content and methodology are appropriate."
Christian Grajek, Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy, 2020

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