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EMTEU

 

Training Courses and Qualifications Based on the European Project EMTEU - Energy Management Technician in Europe


Green Jobs - Green Economy - Green New Deal

 

Important meeting at the Parliament:

the European Energy Centre and the United Nations discuss with Energy Minister Jim Mather the future of renewable energy for the country and the creation of green jobs.

 

To support green jobs, a green economy and the Green New Deal the EEC has created a Skills Alliance, to provide their internationally recognised Certificate to training course participants, to help them enter the green job market.

For information on how to obtain the Certificate visit the EEC course page


Meeting at the Parliament: (from the right) Dr Shende, Head OzonAction, United Nations Environment Programme; Jim Mather, Energy Minister, Enrico Buoni Centro Studi Galileo; Paolo Buoni Director, European Energy Centre (EEC)

United Nations - European Energy Centre Conference at Heriot Watt University

(above photo on the left): meeting at the Parliament - from the left - Paolo Buoni Director, European Energy Centre (EEC); Enrico Buoni General Director, Centro Studi Galileo; Jim Mather, Energy Minister Scottish Parliament; Dr Shende, Head OzonAction, United Nations Environment Programme.

(above photo on the right): the meeting lead to a Skills Alliance to support green jobs, this resulted in the 14th European Conference on Renewable Energy at Heriot-Watt University organised by the United Nations - UNEP and the European Energy Centre - EEC in January 2011.


The United Nations Environment Programme and the European Energy Centre are working together with governments and universities to promote training and education in renewable energy, to help people access jobs in renewable energy.

 

UNEP Head and Director of the EEC at the conference run in cooperation with Edinburgh Napier University.

European Energy Centre (EEC) with Edinburgh Napier University organised an important event in Sustainable Construction with the United Nations Environment Programme on the 20th January 2011 (photo above, the key players of this important conference).

The Skills Alliance lead by the European Energy Centre (EEC) brings together leading lecturers, course leaders and experts in the renewable energy field whose areas of expertise include: management, finance, cutting-edge technical knowledge, contracting, maintenance, system design, management, investment for renewable technology.


 

United Nations Summit in Bangkok launches the European Energy Centre - UNEP 14th European Conference in Edinburgh (UK), an important hub for renewable energy, where training courses take place during the months of March, April and June 2011.



(two photos above) Latest UN Summit in Bangkok on Montreal Protocol MOP22 Source: UNEP OzonAction
Above image on the right: (from the left) Mr Shende, Head of OzonAction, United Nations  Environment Programme (UNEP); His Excellency Thakur Prasad Sharma, Minister of the Environment for Nepal; Alessandro Giuliano Peru, Italian Ministry of Environment; Didier Coulomb, Director, intergovernmental International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR). Presenting the EEC - UNEP magazine. Source: UNEP OzonAction.


Green Jobs - Green Economy - Green New Deal

 

To support green jobs, a green economy and the Green New Deal the EEC has created a Skills Alliance, to provide their internationally recognised Certificate to training course participants, to help them enter the green job market.

For information on how to obtain the Certificate visit the EEC course page

 

 


 

 

(videos from top left): Rajendra Shende, Head, OzonAction, United Nations Environment Programme at the European Energy Centre (EEC) Conference at Heriot Watt University.

 

(video above): world's first solar powered bagpipe! Invented and played by Kerr MacGregor.

 

(video on the left): short video of the 14th European United Nations (UNEP) - EEC Conferences, held at leading universities, including: Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University. Second sitting will take place in Milan (Italy).

 

Up to 5000 technicians succeed in obtaining the EEC Certificate annually, with the knowledge that it is the gateway to a career in the renewable energy sector. Course topics include:


1) Renewable Energy Management

2) Finances

3) Solar Photovoltaic

4) Wind Power

5) Heat Pumps

6) Choosing Best Renewable Energies

7) Biomass

8) Legislation

9) Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)

10) Electric Vehicles


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