Energy Climate Academy Training

Energy and Climate Academy, ECA, is an independent and international post-graduate educational center specialising in energy, climate and environmental matters. ECA, is offering post graduate education in cooperation with leading universities, companies and organisations. The mission for ECA is to raise the level of knowledge on energy, climate and environmental matters through courses, seminars and study tours.

ECA aims to do this by offering post-graduate and international education in the areas of energy and climate. This will be done in cooperation with Danish and international suppliers of knowledge at a professional and academic high level.

AVAILABLE COURSES:

Wind Energy for Engineers and Technicians

Course Purpose
To give the participants a broader knowledge of the wind industry to understand the relationship between the different aspects of the wind energy industry.

Course Objectives
To introduce newly hired engineers to the world of wind energy thus save time and energy on attaining this knowledge within the first years of their employment. Both the participants and his/hers colleagues will save time.
Introducing newly hired engineers to the complex mechanics of wind turbine technology and introduce them to the wind turbine business in general.

During the course the participants will receive a systematic presentation of all the work areas of engineers in the wind energy business.

Who should attend

  • Newly hired engineers and technicians
  • Engineers looking to improve their skillset and update their knowledge on the most recent developments within Wind Energy
  • Managers wanting to know all aspects of the wind industry

Course Duration
The course takes place over 5 days. It begins on Monday at 9:00 am and ends at Friday at 2:00 pm.

Wind Energy for Generalists

Course Purpose
For employees and managers in the industry, who wants a broader knowledge of the wind industry to understand the relationship between the different aspects. Improve the knowledge of Wind Energy in general, allowing for better communication between departments and towards partners and customers.

Course Objectives
Provide the employee in a Wind Energy organization insight into the technical aspect of Wind Energy, including:

  • The physics related to generating electricity
  • Introduction to the technical terms
  • Insight into the challenges faced by their engineering colleagues
  • The role of wind energy in relation to the power grid – Introduction to various brands of wind turbines

Who should attend
Any employee in a Wind Energy organization. Employees at companies and organizations working together with wind energy companies. No technical knowledge is needed for this course.

Course Duration
The course takes place over 3 days.

Wind Farm Project Development

Course Purpose
This course is designed to give insight into the different steps involved in developing a wind farm.

Course Objectives
Provides the participants with knowledge about the different aspects of developing a wind farm, such as:

  • The ideal locations for wind farms
  • Insight into the different stakeholders involved such as:
  • Land owners
  • Turbine manufacturers
  • Grid operators

Who should attend
Anyone interested in the development of wind farms.

Course Duration
The course takes place over 3 days.

Operations and Maintenance of Wind Farms

Course Purpose
As the number of windfarms increases, so does the demand for managers to handle the planning, operation and maintenance. Today the personnel primarily get the competencies to handle these tasks through on the job training, but this course offers a formalized education in this area.

Course Objectives
You will gain insight into:

  • Operation & Maintenance philosophy
  • Basic theories
  • Principles
  • Methods
  • Work-tools
  • Roles
  • Leadership

You will be able to formulate, analyze, audit, and exercise management and organization according to applicable rules and standards in the “Operation & Maintenance of Offshore Wind Farms”.

Who should attend
The course is designed for employees and managers who already have or wish to get the responsibility for operation and maintenance of a windfarm.

Course Duration
The course takes place over 3 days.