GESS I: Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies

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The use of renewable energy has been captivating the world in the last decade as seen by a steady rise in its interest in both the developed and developing countries. Usage of any of these 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 while appraising their suitability for different situations and different parts of the world and culminating with an introduction to how the electricity sources can be integrated into the grid

 Topics

  • Renewable energy status and market development
  • Fundamentals of energy and solar radiation
  • Photovoltaics (Off-grid, grid-tied)
  • Bioenergy- solid biomass, biogas, biofuels
  • Small hydropower
  • Wind energy technology and project development
  • Solar thermal technology
  • Grid integration of renewable energy sources

The course is designed to:

  • To provide comprehensive overview of the main commercially-viable renewable technologies and their economics in urban/rural setting
  • To give a structured overview of the different renewable energy sources, how they can be harnessed and used for the provision of electricity, heat and cold
  • To present the different systems, their components, how they are designed and work
  • Analyse the renewable energy markets and latest market trend
  • Provide a platform for discussion of personal projects with other participants from around the world

After the seminar, you will be able to:

  • Describe how each technology works
  • Assess the appropriateness of each technology for different situations
  • Undertake initial system designs and sizing
  • Recognise the main renewable energy market sectors
  • Communicate effectively and knowledgably with technology suppliers and customers

This training will suit 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

Duration:

5 days (from 09:00 - 17:00 each day)

Structure:

  • 3 days theory
  • 1,5 days practical hands-on exercises
  • 0,5 days field visits

Contact

Dr. Emilienne Tingwey
Project Director Face-to-face Trainings
Tel: +49 (0)30 58 70870 52
Email: tingwey[at]renac.de

GESS I: Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies
GESS I: Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies
GESS I: Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies
GESS I: 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 technology specific, self-build practical training rigs
  • 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  
17.08.20 - 21.08.20 Berlin EN 05.07.2020
1.500,00 1.350,00 1.350,00 21.06.2020
* incl. VAT

Lecturers

Dr. Emilienne Tingwey, RENAC
Current position:
Emilienne joined the Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG in Berlin in 2010 and is presently Project Director in Training Quality Assurance.

Professional experience:
In 2010 Emilienne Tingwey started off as a project assistant in the international know-how transfer project TREE (Transfer Renewable Energy & Efficiency). With the completion of this project, she manages various tailor-made courses offered by RENAC, assists in the practical exercises of solar trainings and also supports the RENAC team in the implementation of international know-how transfer project ReGrid. Since 2012, she oversees the organization of the international study program GPE Solar which is offered by TU Berlin in cooperation with RENAC.

Education:
Emilienne holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences and a Masters in Environmental and Resource Management from the Brandenburg Technical University (BTU) in Cottbus as of April 2009. Born in Cameroon, Dr. Emilienne Tingwey grew up and studied in Cameroon right up to her bachelor degree before moving to Germany. She speaks fluent English, French, Pidgin, Moghamo and German.

Testimonials

"The reception and the contents of the seminar were excellent. Staff and lecturers went out of their way to meet our demands and answer our questions."
Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies participant, 2017

"It has been a wonderful experience for me [...] with exclusive trainers and staff, and with a great audience of multi-national business professionals."
Adnan Göçhan, Turkey, 2018

"[...]The best thing was the mix of theory and practice and the wonderful trip to the sights of RES in the village of Feldheim.[…]"
Bardh Xërxa, Kosovo, Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies, 2017

"It has been recommended by a colleague because it provides an excellent insight in and overview about renewables. And he was right."
Markus Lücke, Germany, Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies, 2017

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