Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability, University of Twente (CSTM) The aim of the course is to develop participants’ skills in preparing proposals for low carbon climate resilient development in areas such as clean energy access, energy efficiency and adaptation to climate change so that they can mobilise climate finance, particularly from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and catalyse the deployment of climate change solutions in developing countries
TARGET GROUP Participants from backgrounds related to energy, environment and climate change will be admitted, such as: staff from National Designated Authorities (NDAs), staff from Accredited Entities or those seeking accreditation, entrepreneurs, consultants, project developers, government officials, policy advisors, and staff of utility companies and (I)NGOs.
COURSE OBJECTIVES After completion of the course, participants will have gained knowledge and experience related to: - Current international policy concerning climate change and clean energy - Funding options for low carbon climate resilient development (e.g. clean energy access, adaptation options, technologies for and promoting of energy efficiency) - Identifying project opportunities for low carbon climate resilient development - Assessing sustainable development impacts - Developing implementation strategies - Writing bankable and fundable proposals
The course is divided into two parts. Part 1 is an online course of eight modules spread over 16 weeks. All modules of Part 1 must be successfully completed before the start of Part 2 – the two week residential course.