Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer: Photovoltaics

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This online training explains the most important economic aspects of renewable energy project planning. It describes the methodologies of different support mechanisms and conveys knowledge of legal and regulatory frameworks. Participants will learn which parameters are used to assess the bankability of renewable energy projects, and understand a banker’s view on risks related to PV, wind and biogas projects. The course includes a checklist for the project developer to ensure that all data that the bank requires is ordered and complete. The elective course allows insights in the planning process for a medium to large-scale PV grid-connected system - from the earliest stages to implementation.

Introductory courses

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.

Economics courses

  • Methodology of project valuation
  • Support mechanisms for renewable energy projects
  • Renewable energy project finance

Photovoltaic course

  • Components
  • Systems
  • Sizing

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After the seminar, you will be able to:

  • Calculate relevant economic parameters of a renewable energy project
  • Decide which support mechanisms are applicable
  • Prepare the data required for a bankability assessment
  • Define the necessary steps from planning to O&M for the elective technology

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

This training will suit those who:

  • Are charged with setting the scene for a renewable energy project
  • Need to deal with various stakeholders in a project appraisal process
  • Will supervise the implementation of a PV system

Duration: 6 months

Study time: About 130 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: €1.190,00* (with 10% early bird discount)

Contact

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

 

*incl 19 % of German VAT

Additional Information

Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer: Photovoltaics

Highlights

  • 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.

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Contact

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

Available dates & times

Next Date Location Language Registration deadline Lecturers Price €* Early bird €* Valid until  
01.04.22 - 30.09.22 online EN 01.04.2022
1.190,00 1.071,00 1.071,00 18.02.2022
01.10.22 - 31.03.23 online EN 01.10.2022
1.190,00 1.071,00 1.071,00 20.08.2022
* including 19 % of German VAT

Lecturers

Lars Koerner, RENAC
Current position:
Lars Koerner joined Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG in May 2014 as Project Director. He coordinates and conducts training programs at Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG mainly in the field of solar energy systems. Off-grid systems and PV-Diesel-Hybrid mini-grids for rural electrification or industrial applications are his special interest.

Professional experience:
Before joining RENAC Lars gained seven years of experience as project engineer and senior product manager at SolarWorld AG where he also managed several rural electrification projects. His experience in the area of solar energy spans further through his work at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Almeria, Spain and Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany. He is an expert in sizing and simulation of solar energy systems and the co-author on off-grid systems in Earthscan’s 3rd edition of “Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems”.

Education:
Lars holds an engineering diploma in Environmental Engineering / Renewable Energies and is also a state-licensed electrician.

Testimonials

"I really enjoyed the course and the experience was well worth the money paid. Really good value for money. Many thanks and I would no doubt be back for another course in the very near future."
Ademola Thompson, Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer: Photovoltaics, 2020

"Overall I really enjoyed the course and I found it very informative and beneficial. I thought it was well organised and I got a lot out of it, so hopefully now with the knowledge I have now acquired it will help me in changing careers and finding a job in the renewable energy sector. Thanks again for providing me with such a rewarding and fulfilling experience."
Dara Murphy, Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer: Photovoltaics, 2020

"It was a super perfect experience studying RENAC Academy Berlin well-tailored e-learning platform, It was also a big incomparable opportunity to experience lectures with highly qualified professionals from different and promising angles of renewable energy development. The education in overall was a cutting edge distance learning."
Friday Ogbodo, Certified Renewable Energy Project Developer: Photovoltaics, 2020

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