Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

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Applying Green Energy Finance delivers a comprehensive introduction to green energy finance topics. It covers the fundamentals of renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) technologies as well as details about the financing of renewable energy projects. The international perspective of climate finance is covered as well.

This programme covers:

  • Introduction to renewable energy projects
  • Introduction to energy efficiency projects
  • Market overview of global RE and EE financing
  • Policy frameworks of RE power generation
  • Support mechanisms for energy efficiency projects
  • Renewable energy feasibility assessment and investment valuation
  • Debt financing process and credit risk management
  • Renewable energy project finance

Elective courses:

  • PV application
  • Wind power application
  • Biogas application
  • Energy efficiency in buildings
  • Energy efficiency in the industry

To supplement the learning experience, participants will also have access to short introductory courses on energy and electricity topics. The optional and short introductory courses are not mandatory and material from these will not be included in the exam.

Receive a reminder one week before the registration deadline.

After completing this programme, participants should be able to:

  • assess risks in the lifecycle of a renewable energy or energy efficiency project;
  • discuss bankability criteria and apply these to renewable energy and energy efficiency projects;
  • identify project finance structures and procedures; and
  • explain principles of climate finance mechanisms.

Upon successful completion of the training, participants will receive a RENAC Certificate.



This training is suitable for those whom:

  • want to learn more about renewable energy and energy efficiency project financing;
  • would like an introduction to green energy financing; or
  • seek to specialise in green energy finance projects.

Duration: 3 months

Study time: 120 hours

Course language: English or Spanish

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: €1,309.00* 


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 
  • RENAC content expert and learning platform technical support
  • Moderated discussion forum for students
  • Live lectures
  • Multimedia learning materials
  • Self-assessments, assignments and final exam   
  • RENAC certificate upon successful finalisation of the programme
  • We offer discounts for our alumni, group bookings, and multiple purchases. 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 Type of training Language Registration deadline Price € VAT Info Early bird € Valid until  
01.10.24 - 31.12.24 Online EN 10.10.2024 1.309,00*

* including 19 % of German VAT


Alexander Boensch, RENAC

Current position:

Since 2016, Alexander Boensch has been a project director in RENAC’s Green Banking team. Before joining the team, Alexander worked with RENAC as an external consultant providing seminars, course design concepts, and e-learning content for 8 years.

Professional experience:

Alexander is an experienced financial economist working in the banking and finance industry with a sector focus on energy since 2003. As a financial consultant for renewable energy project developers, financial investors, and public utilities, he was responsible for structured and corporate finance, risk and treasury management, capital procurement, bank marketing, and M&A activities. Alexander has been involved in renewable energy projects with an installed capacity of more than 1 GW and successfully raised capital of more than EUR 2 billion. In addition to his work in renewable energy finance consulting and training, he is a lecturer for academic courses on corporate finance, capital markets, and renewable energy economics at various academic institutions.


Alexander Boensch has a master’s degree (M.A.) in International Economics and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Finance and Strategic Management.


"I have passed the Applying Green Energy Finance (AGEF) programme. It is a very informative and useful programme. It maintains a good balance of theory and practice, and also contains many specific cases that help to learn the material. I recommend AGEF to everyone involved in the implementation of renewable energy projects. Thanks a lot to the RENAC team."
Igor Danchuk, Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, 2023

"Applying Green Energy Finance is a comprehensive and well-structured interactive programme that helped me upgrade my knowledge and skills in renewable energy project analysis. I would not hesitate to recommend this programme. Thank you RENAC!"
Viktoriya Sergeyeva, Applying Green Energy Finance: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, 2023

"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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