Renewable Energy Training
FEMP training is available to help Federal agencies understand and meet Federal energy management requirements with renewable energy technologies and best practices.
For a list of all FEMP training opportunities, visit the FEMP training section.
On-Demand Training and Webinars
To learn more about renewable energy technologies, you can view previously recorded training sessions at any time—on demand. FEMP currently has the following webinar available:
Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies: Introduction to renewable energy technologies available for implementation at Federal sites. Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on August 26, 2009.
Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies Hydropower Addendum: Addendum to the original Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies webinar to add hydropower technologies to the presentation. Recorded August 26, 2010.
Introduction to Federal Renewable Energy Goals and FEMP Services: Overview of Federal renewable energy goals and requirements, as well as available FEMP services and assistance. The recorded webinar was originally hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on November 4, 2009.
Project Planning: Determining the Best Renewable Energy Project for Your Site: Introduction to renewable energy project planning and determining the best renewable energy project for Federal sites. Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on September 15, 2010.
Procuring Solar Energy for Federal Facilities; Practical Guidance: Steps to successfully procure and implement solar energy at Federal facilities. Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on December 1, 2010.
Project Implementation: From RFP to Project Closeout: Follow-on to the September 15 webinar, this training covers renewable energy project implementation on Federal sites. Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on February 24, 2011.
Renewable Power Purchases and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs): Insights into leveraging renewable power purchases and RECs to meet Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005 requirements. Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on June 23, 2011.
Alternative Finance Training
FEMP offers training on alternative financing mechanisms, including energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs), utility energy service contracts (UESCs), and power purchase agreements (PPAs). The following relates directly to renewable energy projects:
Introduction to Alternative Financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology: Overview of alternative financing tools available to plan and implement Federal energy and water saving measures and renewable energy systems. Recorded on June 29, 2010.
Check the FEMP training database for upcoming dates and times for this and other training options.