Course: Applying Renewable Energy: Small-scale Systems

renac renewables academyDates: 1 April – 30 September 2018 / 1 October 2018 – 31 March 2019
Organisation: Renewables Academy (RENAC) AG
Register/Website: Course: Applying Renewable Energy: Small-scale Systems

Description: In this training, you will study small-scale systems used for the provision of hot water or
electricity in households or in remote rural areas without access to the electricity grid:
 Photovoltaics
 Solar thermal
 Small hydropower
 Biogas

This training suits those who:
 Need an overview of renewable energy technologies
 Would like to refresh technical knowledge
 Want to make the first step towards implementing renewable energy projects

After the seminar, you will be able to:
 Assess resources and suitability of sites for each technology
 Decide which components are to be used for which purpose
 Roughly calculate system size and energy yield and determine crucial parameters
 Explain the principle functioning of each technology