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Renewable Energy Management and Finance course to run in London

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Renewable Energy Management and Finance Course to Run in London Following High-Praise from Attendees in Edinburgh Earlier this Month For more information, or to register your place, please email [email protected] Equipping participants with skills to succeed in the fast-moving arena of finance and management for the Renewables Industry, the European Energy Centre’s (EEC) Renewable Energy Management and Finance Course impressed delegates in Edinburgh earlier this month. With more than 40 years experience in the sector, the EEC works with global authorities, including the United Nations UNEP, and leading universities worldwide to provide professional training courses, with past delegates…
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EEC Alumnus Spotlight – United Nations UNDP, Nar Bahadur Khatiwora

Nar Bahadur Khatiwora - UNDP (GMC Achiever)
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 Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors. The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to promote best practice in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, this month is delighted to speak with Nar Bahadur Khatiwora, who attended the Renewable Energy Management and Finance course in London, travelling from the United Nations Development Programme in Bhutan.
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EEC Alumnus Publishes New Educational Book

EEC Member publishes educational book
The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to promote best practice in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, wishes to congratulate Mr Igbo on the publication of his book. "Harnessing the Sun's Energy" is a guide for students and professionals that utilizes research and facts to explore the application and usage of solar/renewable energy sources that will protect our environment for generations to come.
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Participant Funded by the Transition Training Fund to Study Master in Renewable Energy Award

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The European Energy Centre (EEC) is regularly in contact with participants who are attending EEC courses in order to achieve the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate to further their careers in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors. The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to promote best practice in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, this month is delighted to speak with Ramsay Cargill, who is currently studying the global online Master in Renewable Energy Award, which is an 18-month programme to achieve the highest accolade at the EEC. Ramsay has been able to attend the courses due to Government Funding that he has received, which he is eligible to use on all of the EEC's courses.
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World Bank funds training in Nigeria with the European Energy Centre

World Bank Training Nigeria with EEC Lecturer
The European Energy Centre (EEC) and the European Centre of Technology (ECT) together directed a successful training course funded by the World Bank, attended by representatives from the Transmission Company of Nigeria and its affiliate partners. The course in Lagos focused on the financial side of Renewable Energy, discussing the latest developments and international aspects of Carbon Finance. One of the EEC’s most experienced Experts, Douglas Prentice, delivered the course in Nigeria and engaged with the delegates. The EEC’s university lecturer has a great deal of theoretical knowledge and more than 20 years of practical experience in developing Renewable Energy projects…
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EnergyCPD-EEC Member Spotlight

Solar Water Pumps Afghanistan with EEC Member
The European Energy Centre (EEC) is pleased to focus on the achievements of the Members of the EnergyCPD Professional Membership Programme, who are progressing their careers in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors, through a variety of CPD Approved Activities. The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to promote best practice in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, this month is delighted to speak with Zafaruddin Stanikzai, who is an MEEC Member of EnergyCPD and has attended a number of online training sessions at the EEC. Zafaruddin is currently undertaking important work to Afghanistan in order to provide clean drinking water and electricity to remote communities.
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EEC Alumnus Spotlight – Tony Tiyou

EEC Alumnus Tony Tiyou
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 Energy and Energy Efficiency sectors. The EEC, which works with the United Nations Environment Programme and major universities to promote best practice in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, this month is delighted to speak with Tony Tiyou, who has attended multiple courses with the EEC and has gone on to work in and set up his own company in the Renewable Energy sector.
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World Bank and US Department of Energy representatives praise the European Energy Center and George Washington University’s innovative Educational Partnership

Since the Paris COP21 conference late last year, nations from around the world have been reacting positively to the outcomes of the event. Following European countries, the United States has been a global leader in the fight against climate change with total share renewables used in the US electric power sector to increase by 10.5% in 2016 and by 4.3% in 2017. Consequently, effective educational activities in renewable energy are now essential tools in the fight against climate change. The European Energy Center (known as the “EEC”) is at the forefront of these efforts, leading with state-of-the-art courses run alongside The George Washington University (GW).
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EEC Alumnus Spotlight – Vattenfall, Berry Jordan

Berry Jordan, EEC participant
In this section, we focus on the achievements of those who have attended EEC courses and those who have attained the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) to establish their careers in the renewable energy industry. This month, the EEC talks to Berry Jordan who works for the Swedish Energy Company Vattenfall. Berry attended the Renewable Energy Management and Finance training course at the University of London in January 2016.
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European Centre of Technology to run Project Management Training course

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Following the unparalleled success of the Project Management course in London earlier this year, the European Centre of Technology (ECT) (which is a sister organisation of the European Energy Centre EEC) will next hold the same course at the University of London in 2018. The ECT is a leading provider of cutting edge training for successful modern Project Management, and this course ensures that participants are equipped and confident in applying skills, methods and processes as effectively as possible to their professional ventures.
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