The participants will benefit from gaining a working knowledge of clean energy resources and technologies that can convert those resources into usable energy in homes, businesses, institutions, industries, and even entire cities; assessing the enabling environment of policies, legislation, regulatory regimes, grants and loans, and other indicators of the public sector's commitment to promoting and installing clean energy—whether it is for economic development, environmental, social justice, or risk mitigation purposes; being able to assess, develop, and finance renewable energy projects on technical, economic environment bases; and making informed decisions on the latter phases of clean energy project development, financing, and de-risking to create solid investments with reasonable returns.
By the end of this ETC training course, the participants will be able to:
- Better understand clean energy resources and conversion technologies
- Know how to assess the public sector’s commitment to and support of clean energy in the long run, and their motivations behind this commitment
- Understand the link between an end user's load profiles and the most appropriate configuration of clean energy technologies, energy storage systems, advanced controls, and grid connectivity Conduct basic clean energy project assessment and development
- Know the various de-risking tools and approaches to increase investor and lender confidence, maximize returns, and create win-wins for all vested parties