Solar Electricity Installation Course - Off-grid Applications, Berlin This five-day intensive course on the design and installation stand-alone / off-grid solar electric systems (not grid-connected) is run by RENAC, the Renewables Academy in Berlin. The course is ideal for anyone who wants to install their own solar electric system, start a solar business or seek employment in the solar industry.|
The course will include numerous practical sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their own projects. The course is aimed at an international audience and will be in English. Read more for details.
Dates: 8-12 March 2010
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Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies, Berlin
Run by the Renewables Academy in Berlin, this course is aimed at those in the business, non-profit, public and academic sectors who wish to get a comprehensive introduction to renewable energy technologies, as well as those wishing to installing renewable energy systems in both urban or rural settings. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their own projects. Ideal for newcomers to the industry. The course is aimed at an international audience and will be in English.
Dates: 10-12 May 2010
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PV-Wind Hybrid Systems and Mini-grids - a three-day and a five-day course, Berlin
Run by the Renewables Academy in Berlin, these two courses are designed for those with an interest in designing and installing larger off-grid renewable energy systems. It is recommended that those relatively new to this subject attend new to the subject attend the Solar Electricity Installation Course first. The courses are aimed at an international audience and will be in English.
Dates: 22-24 March and 31 May - 4 June 2010
Books on renewable energy
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