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Nuclear Energy Science, Systems and Society

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Certificate

Nuclear Energy: Science, Systems and Society

The Nuclear Energy: Science, Systems, and Society course is an introductory program in the basic physics of radiation and nuclear energy. It emphasizes the attributes and challenges of nuclear energy as a low-carbon energy source. Candidates will get a chance to explore various peaceful applications of radiation such as security initiatives, nuclear medicine, material science research, and quantum technology. 

The Nuclear Energy online course by edX will explore both fusion and fission energy. It will establish the economic, scientific, and engineering basis of a fission reactor and provide details about nuclear reactor technology. Moreover, candidates can explore the MIT Nuclear reactor on a virtual tour. 

The Nuclear Energy: Science, Systems, and Society program is a collaboration between MIT and edX. It has an expert panel of educators from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Besides, candidates need to spend eleven weeks studying the course material. It also has an optional hands-on experiment section along with lectures and transcripts to make the self-paced style of learning easier for candidates.

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14 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of nuclear energy
Solar Energy Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Certificate

Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids

A microgrid is an electricity distribution system that is locally operated in a regulated way and includes electricity users and electricity producers (renewable electricity generation). More often than not, photovoltaic systems are integrated into microgrids. To learn more about this integration process, take the Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids certification course.

The Solar Energy certification syllabus covers topics like AC microgrids, DC microgrids, smart grids, virtual power plants, distribution networks, control strategies, markets, components, power electronics interfaces, etc. All this material is available free of cost for all learners. However, verified learners get access to more advanced content, practical exercises, simulation assignments, and peer reviews.

To learn about photovoltaic energy conversion systems and technologies, and all other aspects of photovoltaics (relevant from a physics and engineering standpoint), take the Solar Energy Engineering MicroMasters program. The Delft University of Technology offers both the Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids online course and the MicroMasters program.

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9 Weeks
Expert
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of electronics
Solar Energy

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Certificate

Solar Energy

The Solar Energy online course is an eight-week course offered by the Delft University of Technology- one of the largest technological universities in the Netherlands. This introductory course explores the different technologies, principles underlying photovoltaic conversion, solar module constructions, and solar cell fabrications.

Students will receive an online ebook “Solar Energy- Basics, Systems, and Technology” at no extra charge for learning. Solar Energy Certification Syllabus assigns one topic per week, replete with assignments, exams, exercises, and lecture videos. Moreover, this online course focuses on electricity generation from solar energy. The latest advancements in solar technology such as crystalline silicon, thin films, and other lab-scale examples are also covered.

Mr. Arno Smets from the Delft University of Technology instructs the course. He was the first recipient of the Exceptional Contributions by edX to online teaching and learning. Mr. Smets teaches Computer science, electrical engineering, and mathematics. Lastly, a verified Solar Energy Certification is also available to learners after completing the program and may the minimal required fee.

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8 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of clean energy

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha via Edx
Certificate

Using Photovoltaic (PV) Technology in Desert Climates

Offered by Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Using Photovoltaic (PV) Technology in Desert Climates is an 8-week online certification course. The course discusses the effect of temperature and dust on solar cells and PV modules. Students will get to know about the cleaning methods utilised to reduce soiling and how to measure solar cell and PV module performance. With Using Photovoltaic (PV) Technology in Desert Climates certification by HBKU via edX, students will also be able to optimize the design of the technology to enhance the energy yield.

Using Photovoltaic (PV) Technology in Desert Climates certification syllabus consists of eight modules that will be taught by expert faculty from Hamad Bin Khalifa University. The course can be accessed in free Audit Track and Varified Track. In Free Audit Track, learners will have limited access to course materials and edX support. Varified Track, on the other hand, will give them unlimited access to course materials and edX support, along with access to graded assignments and exams and a shareable certificate.

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8 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of nuclear energy

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha via Edx
Certificate

Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates

The Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates certification by Hamad Bin Khalifa University via edX is a 7-week online course. In this online certification course, participants will be exposed to the use of the components of solar radiation and spectrum, forecasting and meteorology to back and plan for implementing photovoltaic (PV) in desert climates. As the heat and dust experienced in the desert areas possess a challenge to the optimal performance of PV modules, the Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates online course from Hamad Bin Khalifa University via edX is focused on mitigating these challenges. 

The Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates certification course provides learners with an understanding of solar radiation components and the elements of solar cells and the solar spectrum to solve such challenges. It will also teach them about forecasting and nowcasting while getting them exposed to how this influences selecting a site for PV applications. The Solar Resource Assessment in Desert Climates certification syllabus involves seven modules that will be taught by subject-matter experts.

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7 Weeks
Expert
Free
Efficient Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Certificate

Efficient Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems

The Efficient HVAC Systems certification by the Delft University of Technology via edX is a 7-week online course. This online certification course explores different steps of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) that help engineers come up with a proper design while collaborating with the architect. The Efficient HVAC Systems certification syllabus at Delft University of Technology via edX will provide learners with an understanding of how to distribute heat and cold with the help of air and water systems, what are the temperature levels to be used in both and how that relates to the type of energy supply and the thermal quality of the building construction.

The Efficient HVAC Systems online course is part of the PCP Buildings as Sustainable Energy Systems where participants can learn to design buildings with low energy demand, and choose low carbon energy supply while being able to determine if this will lead to a liveable indoor environment. The development of the Efficient HVAC Systems certification by the Delft University of Technology via edX is supported by Climate-KIC and includes two types of enrollment options - Verified Track and Audit Track. 

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7 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of nuclear energy
Understanding Nuclear Energy

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Certificate

Understanding Nuclear Energy

The Understanding Nuclear Energy online course provides extensive knowledge of nuclear science and technology. The course will cover topics like nuclear reactions, nuclear energy economics, radiation, nuclear reactors, radioactivity, etc. You will get to know the underlying physics concepts of nuclear science.

With the help of the Understanding Nuclear Energy course, you will understand nuclear energy from a wider perspective. From the elemental reactions happening on an atomic scale to the operation of a full-fledged nuclear power plant, the course covers it all. It also acquaints you on key issues like nuclear energy costs and sustainable nuclear energy methods.

The Understanding Nuclear Energy training also familiarises you to the life cycle of nuclear fuel and nuclear fission. The course touches down on the safe operation of reactors to prevent any harm to the environment and the public. It will also consider the future of nuclear energy and its effects on the economic system and society.

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of nuclear energy
Fundamentals of Global Energy Business

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Certificate

Fundamentals of Global Energy Business

The global energy business is necessary for almost all of our basic requirements, such as electricity to power lamps, energy to keep our houses warm, and gasoline to power our vehicles. In general, the energy sector is concerned with the collection, manufacturing, refining, and transportation of energy sources. The Fundamentals of Global Energy Business certification course was created by the University of Colorado and is taught by Michael J. Orlando - Lecturer through Coursera.

Fundamentals of Global Energy Business online course provides 20 hours of extensive study materials designed to provide an understanding of the fundamental ideas involved in the energy business and energy market on a global scale. With Fundamentals of Global Energy Business online training, students will learn about diversified and integrated markets for energy production, as well as the critical factors influencing business leaders and policymakers in the development of global energy resources.

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6 Weeks
Free
Skills Covered:
Business analytics knowledge Knowledge of clean energy Knowledge of Economics Knowledge of nuclear energy
Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes

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Certificate

Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes

Offered by the University of Pennsylvania, Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes is a 6-week beginner-level online course. In this online certification course, students will explore off-grid, stand-alone systems and the key components of photovoltaic, wind, and hydroelectric systems. The Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes certification by the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera will enable learners to implement what they have learned by conducting an energy audit to examine power consumption, recognizing crucial system components of small-scale systems, building a budget for a small-scale system design, and developing a design for executing a small-scale system.

The Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes certification syllabus provides learners with the concepts of the solar spectrum, the Stefan Boltzmann Law, and Wien’s Displacement Law. It will also cover the important elements of a photovoltaic system, the role of charge controllers and inverters in Photovoltaic systems, and low-head hydroelectric systems components. The Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes training programme is available for free to enrol. However, if any student wants to get access to all course materials, including graded assignments, he/she must purchase the course.

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of clean energy
Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grids

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Certificate

Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grids

Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grids certification by Imperial College London via edX is a 6-week online course. The course explores the challenges of variable output renewables to achieve a reliable and stable electricity system and how these challenges can be addressed and at what costs. The Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grids online course from Imperial College London via edX also discusses the existing technologies, policies and operating processes to accomplish a flexible, stable, reliable electricity system with a high penetration of renewables like wind and solar.

The Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grids certification syllabus comprises a variety of country and context-specific examples to demonstrate the concepts. This introductory training course in renewable energy will be delivered by Ieading academics from Imperial College London, with technical input and contributions from the National Energy Renewable Lab (Golden, Colorado). Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grids certification course is the third in a series of courses of the Clean Power Hub. 

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6 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Digitalization of Intelligent and Integrated Energy Systems

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Renewable Energy Technology Fundamentals

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Certificate

Renewable Energy Technology Fundamentals

A broad term used to describe energy production using renewable energy sources like solar, wind, water, biomass, and geothermal heat is renewable energy technology. Renewable Energy Technology Fundamentals online certification is taught by Stephen R. Lawrence - Associate Professor Emeritus and designed by the University of Colorado, Boulder, which is delivered by Coursera for the candidates who want to enhance their knowledge and expertise in various concepts and principles associated with renewable energy.

Renewable Energy Technology Fundamentals online classes provide candidates with a solid foundation for understanding and utilizing critical renewable energy technologies like wind and solar through the use of 13 hours of in-depth learning materials. Renewable Energy Technology Fundamentals online course also explains the methods and strategies for working with wind turbines, PV technologies, and solar radiation, as well as a thorough understanding of significant energy storage technologies such as pumped hydro, batteries, and hydrogen.

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5 Weeks
Beginner
3,878
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of clean energy
Certificate

Renewable Energy: Resources and Technologies

5 Weeks
Expert
2,182
Solar Energy Basics

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Certificate

Solar Energy Basics

5 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Solar Energy System Design

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Certificate

Solar Energy System Design

5 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Electric Utilities Fundamentals and Future

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Certificate

Electric Utilities Fundamentals and Future

5 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Certificate

Energy: The Enterprise

The State University of New York and the University at Buffalo collaborated to create the Energy: The Enterprise online certification, which is delivered by Coursera and taught by Martin Casstevens, manager of the business formation, commercialization, and instructor, which is intended for applicants interested in a career in the energy sector as well as current workers who are unfamiliar with its fundamental concepts.

Energy: The Enterprise online course by Coursera comprises 17 hours of prerecorded learning resources which aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of how energy is changing and how various factors, including price, availability, sustainability, technological breakthroughs, lifestyle, and environmental awareness, are influencing the change. With the help of Energy: The Enterprise online training, applicants will also take part in the discussion of how the energy infrastructure changes with the environment while controlling costs, frequently deploying a new workforce while offering the highly dependable grid power required for a thriving and prosperous economy.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
3,878
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of engineering

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Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul via Coursera
Certificate

Energy Harvesting

4 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Hands on Training on Solar Study Lamp Assembly

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Certificate

Hands-on training on Solar Study Lamp Assembly

4 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Designing a Climate Neutral World Taking Action

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Certificate

Designing a Climate-Neutral World: Taking Action

4 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Designing Climate Neutral Industry and Electricity Generation

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Delft University of Technology via Edx
Certificate

Designing Climate Neutral Industry and Electricity Generation

4 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
Certificate

Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship

Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship online certification is created by Duke University and taught by Chris Wedding - Instructor & Faculty, which is delivered by Coursera for the entrepreneur and energy specialists who want to acquire the knowledge to launch a new business in the energy, design, real estate, finance, or environmental engineering sectors. Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship online course focuses on assisting the applicants in mastering the knowledge and techniques needed to use renewable and green energy to improve human health and the environment globally.

Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship online classes offer 18 hours of lectures that provide an overview of the significant growth in the renewable energy and green building sectors. This course also explains topics like business modeling, business implementation, business planning, business model canvas, market research, and financing as well as discusses how to use techniques, forecasts, and recommendations from the entrepreneurship society as a career trajectory for helping the community and generating value in the renewable energy and green building sectors.

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3 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Certificate

Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures

Energy justice is the objective of attaining fairness in both economic and social involvement in the energy system, as well as eliminating societal, financial, and health complications for people who have been disproportionately impacted by the energy infrastructure. Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures online certification is developed by Dartmouth College and taught by Amanda C. Graham - Academic Director, which is offered by Coursera.

Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures online classes introduce applicants and organizations to the principle of energy justice and its origins to assist them in developing a toolkit to identify and harness opportunities to promote fairness and equity in energy-related decisions and activities. By the end of the Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures online training, applicants will be able to recognize and tackle energy inequality in their personal and professional lives, as well as assist design and promoting energy justice in society.

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3 Weeks
Beginner
Free
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of engineering
Certificate

Physical Theatre Exploring The Slap

2 Weeks
Free
Certified Clean Energy Professional

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Certified Clean Energy Professional

This certification course holds a lot of regard in society as the candidate enrolling in this course will be working for a better environment. In today’s time where pollution has taken over the world, a professional course providing knowledge and methods to improve the conditions is what is needed desperately. 

The certified clean energy professional course is a programme that not only will benefit and enhance the grace of your resume but will make you a dignified and respected citizen as well.

Vskills Certified Clean Energy Professional course is the perfect option for individuals with a keen interest in the study of energy resources and who want to give something back to mother nature. Any individual who is either a graduate or working in any company field can apply to this course freely. This certification programme will help the learner to understand how he can benefit nature with the use of technological means and fasten the production of sustainable energy.

Thus, after joining this programme, the candidate will be flagged as a certified Clean Energy Professional and will also get a lifelong valid, government-approved certification. With the help of free practice tests and knowledgeable study material, the candidate will be able to efficiently work in this field and keep up with his duties as a responsible citizen too.

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3,499
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of clean energy
Certified Solar Energy Professional

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Certificate

Certified Solar Energy Professional

Solar energy is very well known for its benefits as it harnesses radiant heat and light from the Sun with the use of various technologies namely solar thermal energy, solar heating, solar architecture, photovoltaics, artificial photosynthesis, and molten salt power plants.

VSkills’ Certified Solar Energy Professional certification is ideal for graduates and professionals who intend to make a career in their chosen areas and also for the already working people who want to take this certification to upgrade their careers. The 100% online certificate course will also help the learner to differentiate themselves from others in the current job market with the help of their enhanced skills through this course.

For all the people who are looking for jobs in web development or IT departments of different companies. Furthermore, candidates who want to enhance their CVs, skills, and all the employees who are in search of better roles can use this certification as merit to outcast their skills to other employers. 

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3,499
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of clean energy
Certified Wind Energy Professional

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Certificate

Certified Wind Energy Professional

Wind power or wind energy refers to using air-flow via wind turbines that utilize mechanical power to switch on electric generators. Wind energy can also be used to do other work like milling or pumping. 

The Certified Wind energy professional course by VSkills is for candidates who want expertise in the field of wind energy. 

If you are a professional or a graduate in this field, this course will help you build more advanced skills by learning the key concepts like wind energy fundamentals, wind turbine foundation, testing, wind power projects, and more. The certification you will earn after course completion will also help you avail better job opportunities by showcasing your capabilities. 

This course is 100% online and has online e-learning access on the LMS cloud. You will be able to access all online video lectures and course materials once you pay the course fee. 

A hard copy of the study material is also available, along with practice tests and an online examination. If you complete the course and pass the online assessment, you will be eligible for government certification. 

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3,499
Skills Covered:
Knowledge of clean energy

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