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Deftiq - ORE Course 1 - Introduction to Offshore Renewable Energy



Course format Online
Date 2021-11-11 - 2023-12-31
Duration 8 hours
Cost Free

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  • 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