The clean energy sector encompasses many different technologies and policies. The Certificate in Clean Energy provides a foundation in these topics and prepares students for jobs in this growing field. Students gain an understanding of clean energy solutions in a variety of areas, such as transportation, energy-efficient buildings, renewable residential and commercial installations, and smart grids. Startups serve a critical role for innovation in this sector. As such, students develop a comprehensive understanding of the strategies and related competencies for a successful career working in a clean tech startup—skills that can be leveraged in a wide variety of jobs. Students engage with clean energy data and hone the basic skills required to interpret and analyze this information for data-driven decision-making. The program curriculum combines a traditional academic approach with experiential learning to train professionals for a smooth transition into a clean energy career.
The Certificate is awarded to those who successfully complete the five required courses. Classes are offered on nights and weekends.
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You'll Walk Away With
- An understanding of the barriers and obstacles to integrating clean energy solutions into urban and suburban environments, an awareness that will enable you to better identify solutions to these problems
- The ability to make effective presentations to stakeholders
- The skills to perform basic energy data analysis
- The knowledge to make recommendations for data-driven decisions