UAlberta launches Renewable Energy Technologies Certificate program

September 23, 2021
The University of Alberta has launched a new certificate program that will help prepare energy professionals for work in Alberta’s renewable energy sector. The Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) Certificate provides online, part-time classes with no admission barriers to students who are interested in renewable energy. Participants will gain foundational and mid-level expertise, and will be prepared for careers in a variety of areas, including as policy analysts, and environmental sector workers. “Renewable energy sources and efficient technologies are at the forefront of finding solutions to climate change, and industries and organizations are undergoing an energy transition,” said course instructor Gabriel John Malashi. “They need professionals who can provide the understanding and strategic solutions around the challenges and opportunities in the renewable energy space.” UAlberta (AB)