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EEC Alumni Spotlight – The Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust Stewart Muir
The European Energy Centre (EEC) is pleased to focus on the accomplishments of those who have attended EEC courses and achieved the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Renewable Energy sector. The EEC sat down with Stewart Muir, Project Manager at The Energy Saving Trust, who attended the Solar Photovoltaic Qualification course at the University of London. Stewart joined the EEC's network of course participants from over 150 countries worldwide, including delegates from IBM, Ford, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the European Investment Bank.
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EEC Announces 2020s as The Decade of Renewable Energy

The European Energy Centre (EEC) has announced the 2020s as the Decade of Renewable Energy, following the critical shift from fossil fuel and stronger than ever evidence of climate change effects and the ongoing uptake of Renewable Energy Technology to resolve climate change issues. Upskilling in Renewable Energy now presents vital opportunities for professionals to tackle the world’s climate crisis while also progressing their own career and development. Why now? As the 2010s draws to a close and we head into…
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EEC Alumni Spotlight – Direct Energy, Angela Schorr

Angela Schorr Direct Energy Electric Vehicles course
The EEC Accredited Center is pleased to focus on the achievements of those who have attended EEC courses and accomplished the internationally recognized Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Green Energy sector. The EEC this month is delighted to speak with Direct Energy’s Angela Schorr who attended the Electric Vehicles course in New York City. Angela joined the EEC's network of course participants from over 150 countries worldwide, including delegates from Google, Nissan and the United Nations (UN).
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EEC Alumni Spotlight – EV Driver Ltd

EV Course EV Direct Linda Grave
The European Energy Centre (EEC) is pleased to focus on the achievements of those who have attended EEC courses and achieved the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Green Energy sector. The EEC caught up with Linda Grave, of EV-Mobility company EV Direct Ltd, who attended the Electric Vehicles course at the University of London. Linda joined the EEC's network of course participants from over 140 countries worldwide, including delegates from IBM, the NHS, BBC, Nissan, and the World Bank.
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Solar Power – A Solid Modern Investment

EEC participant solar installation
The success of solar photovoltaics in the renewables industry has a simple explanation: sunlight is available all over the world. As photovoltaic cells can be installed practically anywhere, solar power is an efficient way of providing households and businesses with energy, without the grid losses of a centralised power system. Read more about how solar power is a solid modern investment, creating job opportunities and changing the energy infrastructure around the globe.
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EEC Alumni Spotlight – Bulb Energy, Caitlin Connell

Bulb Energy
The European Energy Centre (EEC) is pleased to focus on the achievements of those who have attended EEC courses and attained the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Renewable and Green Energy sectors. The European Energy Centre (EEC) is pleased to focus on the achievements of those who have attended EEC courses and attained the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Green and Sustainable Energy sectors. The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to promote best practice in Green and Sustainable Energy, this month is delighted to speak with Caitlin Connell of Bulb Energy, who is studying to achieve the Green Energy Consultant Expert Certificate, and attended the Energy Storage and Renewable Energy Management & Finance courses at the University of London.
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EEC Celebrates 10 Years of EEC Edinburgh

The European Energy Centre (EEC) Edinburgh has spent the past 10 years providing training and education in Renewable Energy in 150 countries worldwide, via classroom courses at leading UK universities and through the innovative Online Learning platform, building on the European Energy Centre's 45 years of experience providing expert, intensive teaching to professionals around the world. Over the past decade, EEC Edinburgh has forged partnerships with leading universities in the UK and USA, including Napier University, University of London and The George Washington University, in order to deliver our popular classroom courses.
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Achieve the Master Award in Renewable Energy

Renewable energy training courses
The European Energy Centre's (EEC) Accredited Master in Renewable Energy Award is the most comprehensive pathway that the EEC offers. With 12 different courses studied flexibly over 18 months, you can expand your knowledge in a wide range of renewable energy topics, such as wind power, solar power, energy storage and electric vehicles. At the EEC, you can be sure that the training that you are taking part in has been developed by university professors and renowned international industry experts, with more than 30 years of experience in their field. The courses are designed to address all levels of understanding, taking you through the basics of the subject to in-depth, advanced learning. There has never been a better time to join the renewable industry.
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EEC Alumni Spotlight – New York Power Authority, Jason Bocchinfuso

New York Power Authority Jason Boccinfuso
The European Energy Centre (EEC) is pleased to focus on the achievements of those who have attended EEC courses and attained the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Renewable, Green and Non-Conventional Energy sectors. The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to stop climate change by upskilling organisations in how to make investments in Clean and Sustainable Energy, is delighted to speak with the New York Power Authority’s Jason Bocchinfuso, who attended the Renewable Energy Market Trends and Finance course in New York City.
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Five Reasons Why Green Energy Is the Best Financial Option

Rooftop solar panel
Renewable energy used to have a reputation of being costly and unreliable: not anymore. Recent studies show that green energy is taking over the energy market as the best financial option. The EEC has put together a list of the five top reasons why sustainable energy has outclassed fossil fuels. As a result of the soar of interest for renewable energy, there is a growing need for industry consultants who can offer companies advice on create strategies for future environmental improvements. Showing that a company is conscious about the impact that their actions have on the environment has now become essential as customers and government bodies alike are asking for clean energy.
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