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Deftiq - ORE Course 1 - Introduction to Offshore Renewable Energy



Course format Online
Date 2021-11-11 - 2050-01-01
Duration 8 hours
Cost 100 euro


The first online course in our Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) education package, this introductory course introduces students and professionals to the fundamentals of the offshore renewable energy sector. You will become familiar with the complex landscape of ORE, the policy drivers, markets and applications, innovations, business cases and economics. Participants dive straight into the depths of this emerging sector. It not only brings them up to speed, but also puts them on the cutting edge. A course made by experts from the sector, for the sector. Ready for work. Anytime, anywhere.

During this online course ‘Offshore Renewable Energy technologies Basics’, you will learn the basics of wave, tidal, OTEC and Salinity Gradient technologies and identify possible opportunities. This course is created in close collaboration with Bluespring, an Industry authority on the subject and Deftiq, who develops online E-learning courses for professionals.


Target Audience

This course has been developed for young professionals, engineers, managers, policy makers, regulators and financial experts who work or seek to work in the marine renewable energy sector.


Learning objectives:

Get to know all the basics of innovative offshore renewable energy technologies.

  • Understand the global potential and markets for wave, tidal, OTEC and Salinity Gradient technologies (offshore wind is covered in other courses)
  • Understand how and how much energy from waves, tides, water temperatures and salinity gradient can be converted into electricity and how a business case can be built for this.
  • Gain insight into integrated solutions such as breakwater and flood protection barriers, ports, offshore wind farms and autonomous applications
  • Understand the role of policy, support schemes and consenting process to scale-up these technologies
  • Learn from the best: this training course is organized in cooperation with Bluespring and Deftiq, who unlock over 20 years of knowhow and experience in the sector.
  • Tap into new networks that can help your business in the sector grow


ISCED Categories

Personal skills and communication
Ocean Literacy
Offshore and renewable energy
Marine spatial planning