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Off-grid Renewable Energy: A Thorough Understanding

Off-grid Renewable Energy: A Thorough Understanding

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! 

Off-grid Renewable Energy: A Thorough Understanding

Duration: 16 weeks
Effort: 3 hours
350 €

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. 

Get certified

Receive a certificate with a LinkedIn integrated URL that verifies your achievement and can help to boost your job prospects.


Course participant, 1st edition

Courses on this bundle

Course experts

Maryse Labriet

Director of the MOOC. Faculty Lecturer at the EOI-Madrid.

Beatriz Maroto

Project Manager on renewable energy and water access at the Foundation Energia sin Fronteras (Energy without Borders), 

Carlos Sordo

Energy Access Partnership & Innovation Manager at Practical Action, in United Kingdom. 

Caroline Nijland

General Director of Foundation Rural Energy Services (FRES) in the Netherlands. 

Grégoire Lena

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

Laura Williamson

Communication and Outreach Manager at REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century) in Paris. 

Lucila Izquierdo

President of the Board of Directors of the Foundation Energía sin Fronteras (Energy without Borders), based in Spain.

Michel Labrousse

Consultant, retired engineer, based in France. Collaborates with Electriciens sans Frontières (Electricians without Borders).

Rana Adib

Research Coordinator at REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century) in Paris. 

Off-Grid renewable energy

Duration: 16 weeks
Effort: 3 hours


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