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Nottingham City Council Receives Expert Renewable Energy training from the EEC

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The European Energy Centre (EEC) was delighted to deliver a bespoke course in Renewable Energy and Finance for Midlands Energy Hub’s Regional Energy Team, alongside colleagues from their Nottingham City Council hosts Energy Services. Nottingham City Council, approached the EEC for customised specialist training to help Nottingham achieve their goal of becoming a carbon neutral city by 2028. The course was taught by two of the EEC’s renowned expert lecturers, who both have many years of experience working as consultants and researchers in Finance and Green Energy. At the end of the course, participants had the opportunity to sit the exam for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate.
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Greta Thunberg Awarded with Honorary GMC

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Following the announcement of the 2020s as the Decade of Renewable Energy, the European Energy Centre has awarded Greta Thunberg with an Honorary GMC in recognition of her outstanding work in Renewable Energy and Environmentalism. Greta has been awarded her Honorary GMC by the European Energy Centre due to her proactive approach in promoting the safeguarding of our environment, as well as the promotion of the use of Renewable Energy. Greta joins recipients from over 150 countries worldwide who have been awarded the GMC as evidence of their expertise in the Renewable Energy industry.
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EEC Alumni Spotlight – The Energy Saving Trust

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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 / COP26

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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. The UN has stated that countries need to cut emissions by 45% by 2030, stop subsidising fossil fuels and stop construction of new coal plants from 2020. Further detailed discussions on this are expected to be held at the COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow in November 2020.
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EEC Alumni Spotlight – Direct Energy, Angela Schorr

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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