GORD Academy

1 Month
USD 100
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Gulf Organisation for Research & Development
Renewable Energy Technologies


This course looks at a cross section of 10 renewable technologies, future potential, and policies driving the uptake of renewable energy across the world.

This course does a 360 degrees appraisal of 10 different renewable energy technologies- diving into design requirements, applications, challenges, and zooms out to assess their global potential. Renewable energy has grown to 10.4% of the global energy mix with solar photovoltaic and wind emerging as the most preferred new energy installation types.

Anybody keen on gaining a comprehensive overview of renewable energy in the global context will find this course informative and insightful.

At the end of the course, you will be able to recognize different renewable energy installations, their design criteria as well as challenges involved. You will be able to critically examine policy measures supporting the rapid transition to renewable energy across the world. It will also highlight the renewable energy guidelines specified in Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) Design and Build rating.


At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Compare the potential of renewable and non-renewable sources in meeting future energy demand
2. List different renewable energy technologies and their applications
3. Recognize challenges of renewable energy technologies
4. Analyze policy measures taken by global renewable energy leaders
5. Understand renewable energy considerations in GSAS

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Module 1 Current Status and Trends
  • Module 2 Solar Energy Technology
  • Module 3 Wind Energy Technology
  • Module 4 Bioenergy Technology
  • Module 5 Geothermal Energy Technology
  • Module 6 Hydropower Energy Technology
  • Module 7 Renewable Energy Guidelines in GSAS

Location & Contact Details

  • Qatar
  • academy@gord.qa
  • +974 4141 5000