Free renewable energy training event in Northumberland

Decerna will be providing a funded training seminar on renewable energy technologies to new businesses based in Northumberland, or anyone considering starting a business in Northumberland. The training session is being run with local business startup initiative Business Northumberland

Business Northumberland offers established and start-up businesses in the county free support in reaching their full growth potential. It is a free service that provides business advice and support to anyone thinking about starting a business in Northumberland, and also offers business coaching to existing businesses with growth ambitions. Business Northumberland is jointly funded by Arch, The Northumberland Development Company, Northumberland County Council and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Business Northumberland business advisor, Ian Coull, said:

The event in partnership with Decerna is a great opportunity for local entrepreneurs to learn about the renewable sector and find out how it could benefit their business. For any new businesses looking at working in the renewable energy industry, this is a must attend event.

The event will look at a number of different areas within renewable energy including an introduction to energy and government policy, legislative issues and a brief summary of financial incentives and more. Some of the technologies covered include photovoltaics, solar thermal, head pumps, wind energy and anaerobic digestion.

As well as an overview of renewable energy, attendees will also be given an overview of the support available for their customers who convert to renewable energy such as the Feed in Tariff and Renewable Heat Incentive.

The event is on the morning of Wednesday the 24th September, for more details please go to or ring Decerna on 01670 543 006

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