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Training for Renewable Energy


Iron and Earth:  Solar Skills Renewable Energy Training Program

Stardust Solar: In-Person Solar Panel Installation Classes

Stardust Solar: Solar Installer Network

Stardust Solar: Solar Energy Assessments (Basic, On-site, Full Home & Business Energy Audit

Canadian Solar Institute: 5-Day Solar PV Design & Installation Workshop

Solar Living Institute, Hopland, California: Online solar training, hands-on NABCEP and year-round 

Solar Instructor Training Network (US)

Solar Energy International - Introduction to Renewable Energy - free Online Course

National Board of Certified Energy Providers: NABCEP PV Installation Professional and Solar Heating Installer Certifications 

NABCEP Entry Level Program

Clean Energy Institute: Solar PV Project Development Course



View our specific section on Green Building training and Education here



University of Victoria: Professional Specialization Certificate in Ecological  Restoration

SFU: Renewable Energy Transition Strategies: Practical Innovations for Urban Areas

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Energy and Materials Research Group (graduate students)

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Resource Management and Environmental Studies MA

UBC Resource Management and Environmental Studies MSc 

UBC Resource Management and Environmental Studies PhD

UBC Clean Energy Research Centre Masters of Engineering

BCIT, Burnaby: Chemical and Environmental  Technology

BCIT, Burnaby: Sustainable Energy Management

BCIT, Burnaby: Centre for Energy Systems Applications

BCIT: Community Energy Management

BCIT: CESA 7100 - Energy Modelling for Building Professionals

BCIT: Community - Green Energy and Local Economic Development CESA 5310

BCIT: CESA 0178 – Introduction to Solar Thermal Energy

BCIT: CESA 0158 – Introduction to Solar Electricity

BCIT: CESA 0198 - Residential Energy Efficiency

BCIT: CESA 0159- Solar Electric Design

NVIT: Renewable Energies Technology Diploma Program





York University: International Renewable Energy Academy

Cestar College, Toronto: Wind Turbine (30 weeks)

Carleton, Ottawa: Sustainable Energy Engineering and Policy

Carleton, Ottawa: Sustainable Energy - MSC, M.Eng, MA

Clean Energy Institute: https://internationalcleanenergy.com/ (many renewable energy topics)

Conestoga, Kitchener, Ontario: Renewable Energy Technologies

Energy Systems Programs at Ontario Colleges

Fanshawe College, London, Ontario: Renewable Energies Technician (1 year)

Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario: Energy Systems Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma (3 years)

Niagara College, Welland, Ontario: Renewable Energy Technician (2 years)

Passive House Canada:  Our mission is to make the International Passive House standard of building performance understood

RETScreen On-Line Training

Selkirk College, Castlegar, Nelson & Trail: BC Renewable Energy Training

Seneca College, Toronto: Renewable Energy Systems

St Lawrence College, Kingston: Wind Turbine Technician

University of Calgary: Sustainable Energy Development

University of Toronto: Sustainable Energy Minor



Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales: Postgraduate Courses

EEC Academy, UK (Global courses): Galileo Master Certificate in Renewable Energy Sector

EEC Academy, UK (Global courses): Distance Learning - 12 Different Energy Courses

European Master in Renewable Energy, Brussels, Belgium

Masters Degree Programs in Renewable Energy

Renewables Academy, Berlin, Germany. Since 2008, 4,000 participants from 130 countries have participated. Annual Summer School in France or Germany.  

Sweden KTH, Stockholm: Department of Energy Technology

Tips on Seeking a Renewable Energy Degree

US Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - 135 Training Providers

27 Masters Energy Engineering Courses in Sweden



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Renewable Energy

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Online MBA in Energy and Sustainability

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