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REPD: Renewable Energy Project Development

January 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



Spring 2024 Session: January 8 – March 9, 2024 | Online

Length: 40 Course Hours / 9 Weeks

Individual Course Cost: $1000

Payment plans are available. Registration fee includes access to all course content.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites to take this course, although a working knowledge of solar PV is recommended.

Course Description: The goal of the 40-hour online Renewable Energy Project Development (REPD) course is to provide a sound foundation regarding existing renewable energy technology applications, solar fundamentals, and the business aspects of project development. The course also delves into the policies that currently dictate the market, the financial models involved in funding a project, and what considerations need to be made when developing a project.

This nine-week online course includes live and pre-recorded webinars and assignments completed virtually. Participants are required to submit a final project to successfully complete the course.

Learning objectives: At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of how solar energy technologies work.
  2. Describe renewable energy policy terminology.
  3. Understand how federal, state and local policies, incentives and regulations can affect the health of the renewable energy industry.
  4. Navigate the current financial landscape and assess different financial models.
  5. Evaluate the feasibility of a renewable energy project based on the available technologies, energy production, financial analysis for the project, and policies that will impact the success of the project.




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