Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development Course

This course offered in collaboration with Strathclyde University and UNITAR, aims to enhance the capacity of local decision makers, energy/sustainable development officers and other personnel to make an informed decision on which renewable energy technologies will meet their own needs or the needs of their countries, communities, villages or neighbourhoods. It provides an overview of clean, secure and sustainable technology options and offers insights into the management of renewable energy projects, from small scale, through to major projects.

By the end of the course the participant will be able to:

  • Determine how renewable energy technologies can help to drive sustainable development
  • Discuss the role that energy plays in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Explain the benefits and drawbacks associated with a range of sustainable technologies and how they may be integrated
  • Apply basic principles to determine the most appropriate renewable energy strategy in a given situation
  • Compare and assess different business models and their suitability for different energy solutions
  • Identify and use tools to overcome barriers achieving sustainable energy goals
  • Share best practices of their communities


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