Applying Renewable Energy: Market Leaders

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Applying Renewable Energy: Market Leaders provides fundamental knowledge on the technologies with the biggest shares in the renewable energy markets.


  • Applications and market development
  • Solar radiation
  • System components
  • System configurations (grid-tied and off-grid)
  • Introduction to system design and yield estimation

Wind power:

  • Wind as a resource
  • Physical basics of wind power
  • Turbine elements
  • Energy yield calculation
  • Wind farm planning steps


  • Benefits and potential
  • Classification of biogas plants
  • Components of industrial biogas plants
  • Substrates for biogas generation
  • Biogas energy conversion
  • Digestate as fertilizer
  • Planning and implementation of biogas plants

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.

Receive a reminder one week before the registration deadline.

After the online training, you will be able to:

  • Assess resources and suitability of sites for each technology
  • Decide which components are to be used for which purpose
  • Roughly calculate system size and energy yield and determine crucial paramerters
  • Explain the principle functioning of each technology

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

Possible specialisations after successfully finishing this training:

This training will suit those who:

  • Need an overview of renewable energy technologies
  • Would like to refresh technical knowledge
  • Want to make the first step towards implementing renewable energy projects

Duration: 6 months

Study time: About 60 hours

Training 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: €506,00*


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 Renewable Energy: Market Leaders


  • 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   
  • Certified by the Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht - ZFU (German Authority for Distance Learning)
  • 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 - 31.03.25 Online EN 10.10.2024 506,00*

* including 19 % of German VAT


Albrecht Tiedemann, RENAC

Current position:

Albrecht Tiedemann heads the Green Hydrogen, Climate Policy, and Renewables Grid Integration division at RENAC. He manages international capacity development programmes on green hydrogen, energy transition, and Power-to-X (PtX) for applications professionals in the public and private energy sectors. As an experienced educator and trainer, he designs and implements blended learning seminars covering green hydrogen project development, renewable PtX pathway assessment, grid integration of photovoltaic and wind power, and wind farm economics and technology. Albrecht also moderates and chairs panel discussions, workshops, seminars, and conferences.

Professional experience:

Albrecht has been highly involved in integrating renewable energies into the German energy supply system and conducting strategic energy transition analyses for the German energy sector. Before joining RENAC, he was a project director at the German Energy Agency (dena) GmbH, where he also 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 chairperson of the Offshore Wind Standing Committee of the Federal Government and the Forum Offshore Wind Energy and Nature Conservation. Albrecht was also a scientific assistant for the Federal Environmental Agency of Germany, responsible for developing environmentally friendly technologies.


He holds an Engineer for Environmental Technology degree from the Technical University of Berlin.


"Very informative and interesting courseware backed by excellent support from team of experts who are always available and ready with answers to our questions. The exercises at the end of chapters make sure you have grasped the essentials . Superb experience at virtual learning classes. I feel I did the right thing by joining Renac’s online course. Amazing learning experience from RENAC!"
Sameer Mehta, Deputy General Manager, India, Applying Renewable Energy, 2018

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