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Off-grid renewable energy systems - To foster viable projects, Short Course

Off-grid renewable energy systems - To foster viable projects, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 56 days
    Duration
Online
In this Off-grid renewable energy systems - To foster viable projects course from InnoEnergy PhD School you will find out how off-grid renewable electricity systems can transform lives in poor and remote communities. 

About

In this Off-grid renewable energy systems - To foster viable projects course from InnoEnergy PhD School you'll assess the technical, social, policy and economic features of off-grid systems, and how projects can be successfully implemented to provide sustainable electricity in developing countries.

More specifically, you will learn about:
  • Off-grid Renewable Electricity: A primer.
  • Social value of off-grid renewable electricity.
  • Guidance for project sustainability.
  • Towards a smart electricity access framework.
Strategic objectives
  • Discover the sector of the off-grid renewable energy systems and their importance for energy access.
  • Understand the challenges and conditions to make off-grid renewable electricity projects happen, even at the bottom-of-the pyramid.

Is this course for you?

The course is for professionals and students finishing their studies, and who look for innovative and proven solutions for enabling universal access to sustainable energy.

You are a practitioner or researcher of the renewable or energy sectors, you work for a non-governmental organization in the development or energy fields, you are an entrepreneur or work for a company committed to socially responsible business in developing countries, you work for a cooperation agency and want to identify prospects of off-grid solutions, you are a student at the end of your undergraduate studies, this course is for you!

How does the course boost your career?

On completing this course, you will:

  • Know about the most recent trends,  main characteristics and applications of off-grid renewable electricity systems.
  • Have the abilities to assess the benefits and social value of off-grid renewable electricity projects in developing countries.
  • Have the skills to foster the sustainability of off-grid renewable electricity projects in developing countries.
  • Know how to define the principles of a smart energy framework to enable off-grid renewable energy systems.
  • Have developed a network of contacts and knowledge sources within and outside the course environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 56 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Teaching methods and materials

The learning methodology builds upon:
  • 21 video lessons, with theory, case studies and animation.
  • Supplementary material for each lesson, including reports, articles, websites.
  • Online Slack interaction and support for as long as the course runs
  • Hangout sessions, a good opportunity to discuss directly with the experts.
The assessment consists in self-evaluation (quizzes).

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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