Sustainable Energy Access for Communities, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
21 days
109 USD/full
109 USD/full
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Discover energy access options to help communities move towards a renewable energy future with Sustainable Energy Access for Communities at UCL by FutureLearn.

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There are 789 million people around the world who live without access to electricity. In addition, 2.8 billion people globally have no access to clean and safe cooking fuels and technologies.

Key facts:

On Sustainable Energy Access for Communities at UCL by FutureLearn , you’ll explore the meaning of energy access and how to overcome its challenges to provide safe and clean energy for communities around the world.Since the launch of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the international community has been working tirelessly to address the energy access challenge.

But this cannot be achieved unless we find ways to inspire and support entire communities to transition to renewable energy.To do this, you’ll identify the right technological solutions and the many sides to renewable energy, including technology, behaviour change, economics, and community dynamics.

Programme Structure


  • Challenges for renewable energy
  • Defining access to energy
  • Moving to clean cooking
  • Alternative energy futures: an integrated approach
  • On or off grid? A debate

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is designed for anyone with an interest in renewable energy transitions. You could be an aspiring community activist or leader, a professional working in renewable energy, or a government professional with a role in renewable energy.

Tuition Fee

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    109 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 109 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    109 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 109 USD for the full programme during 21 days.

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