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Off-Grid renewable energy
Off-Grid renewable energy
Explore how off-grid renewable systems help meet the UN's goals for sustainable energy supply – and discover the critical factors for successful implementation. It is not just engineering or business, social or political. It is all this!
About this learning bundle
Around the world, 1.2 billion people still have no access to electricity. Many more suffer from poor-quality supply. With this learning bundle you will be able to explore how off-grid renewable energy systems can help achieve the United Nations goal of sustainable energy access for all by 2030 and meet international commitments to lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
Throughout the two complete course that the bundle comprises, you will find out how you can effectively contribute to this challenge and be involved in this rapidly growing field.
The content adopts a unique multidisciplinary perspective to develop innovative mindsets and cross boundaries, key to the off-grid revolution.
What will you learn?
After completing the training you will gain:
- A consolidated knowledge of the technical, policy, social and economic features of off-grid renewable energy systems around the world.
- New or reinforced opportunities to contribute to the off-grid revolution in developing countries.
- A network of like-minded and professionals committed to make a difference in electricity access in the World.
Receive a certificate with a LinkedIn integrated URL that verifies your achievement and can help to boost your job prospects.
"All actors in the field need this course to better propose projects that have a real impact on the beneficiaries of off-grid electrification projects"
Courses on this bundle
Director of the MOOC. Faculty Lecturer at the EOI-Madrid.
Project Manager on renewable energy and water access at the Foundation Energia sin Fronteras (Energy without Borders),
Energy Access Partnership & Innovation Manager at Practical Action, in United Kingdom.
General Director of Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES) in the Netherlands.
Renewable Energy Expert, based in France, with in-depth expertise in solar photovoltaic sector
José Gabriel Martín Fernández
Project Manager at ACCIONA Microenergy Foundation in Spain
Communication and Outreach Manager at REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century) in Paris.
President of the Board of Directors of the Foundation Energía sin Fronteras (Energy without Borders), based in Spain.
Consultant, retired engineer, based in France. Collaborates with Electriciens sans Frontières (Electricians without Borders).
Research Coordinator at REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century) in Paris.