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UNIDO - Observatory for Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Capacity Building Programme on Renewable Energy





Welcome to UNIDO´s Capacity Building Programme on Renewable Energy!


This advanced training programme, has been developed  in the framework of the regional project ¨Observatory for Renewable Energy in Latin America and Caribbean¨, which is one of UNIDO´s most relevant initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean, devoted to promote capacity building and knowledge exchange in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency in order to boost investments in this area.


Leader institutions in the renewable energy and energy efficiency field at the global level have participated in the design and development of the Capacity Building Programme, as the Spanish Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology Research (CIEMAT), the University of Salamanca and the Polytechnic University of Madrid.


The training programme is focused on energy access and provides professionals and policy makers with deep and up to date knowledge on the technologies that can contribute to face this challenge. Thus, it tackles the following topics organized in seven e-learning modules

  • Energy and climate change,
  • Thermo-solar energy,
  • Photovoltaic systems,
  • Small hydro,
  • Biogas Agro waste biogas,
  • Wind energy,
  • Energy Efficiency in Buildings


The modules combine theoretical knowledge with practical exercises related to existing applications. All e-learning modules, available in English, Spanish and Portuguese, are composed by different training tools such as guides, videos, interactive slides and practical tests. 


The users will receive a digital certificate, COST FREE, issued by UNIDO and the developers, once exceeded the corresponding Knowledge assessments.


UNIDO´s Capacity Building Programme on Renewable Energy is a COST FREE e-learning methodology in a self-study modality.


To start just select bellow the field you are interested for. Don’t forget to select first the language you prefer.


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For more information contact: renenergyobservatory(at)unido.org 


Please select one of the modules!


Enjoy your training!