Knowledge is Key
It is our mission to build local capacities and foster expertise of banking and financial institutions in developing countries and emerging market economies all over the globe. Our team combines technical know-how with research results in the field of sustainable energy finance in order to deliver consolidated expertise to our customers, providing them with adequate tools to address the pressing issue of climate change and engage in investments in clean energy technology. Knowledge transfer is a crucial part of our work.
Therefore and besides our consultancy services and project management, we develop and deploy a set of educational measures, including:
The Certified Professional for Renewable Energy Finance is a 12-month study course providing all the knowledge and methods needed for a successful career in the field of renewable energy finance. It is an interdisciplinary executive programme drawing on approaches from economics, business administration, law, engineering and banking aimed primarily at junior staff and skilled personnel from banks (project financing for renewable energies, asset side, investment banking), consulting professions (law firms, business and tax consultants), insurance companies or initiators / fund companies or project developers.
Launched in 2010, our Sustainable Energy Finance Summer Academy is a 5-day training course covering all areas relevant for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. It reaches out to decision makers, project developers, investors, managers of financial institutions or other practitioners in the field of sustainable energy finance. Prospective participants are expected to have at least gained some prior experience or knowledge in this field.