The BioFuels Market

Biofuels are liquid fuels produced from biomass feedstocks through a number of chemical processes. The two main biofuels on the market are: Ethanol and its derivative ethyl tertiary butyl ether / ETBE produced from plant sugar Biodiesel produced from vegetable oil Other liquid biofuels have been researched but have not entered large scale commercial production. […]

Introduction to renewable energy

What is renewable energy? Renewable energy is energy which can be obtained from natural resources that can be constantly replenished. Any energy resource that is naturally regenerated over a short time scale and derived directly from the sun (such as thermal, photo-chemical, and photoelectric), indirectly from the sun (such as wind, hydro-power, and photosynthetic energy […]

The Benefits of Distance Learning

Many professional and government bodies such as the United States’ Department of Education’s National Forum of Education Statistics recognize that remote and distance learning are becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s education systems and structures. Not only the quantity, but also the quality of remote learning has improved and increased over the last few years. Technology […]

What is Global Energy Certification

Global Energy Certification, or GEC is setting a new standard in professional certification. With a GEC designation successful candidates can distinguish themselves personally and professionally. The certificate demonstrates the candidate’s knowledge in a wide variety of topics that relate to the Energy industry. Backed by NRG Expert, a leading resource for energy market research, the […]

GEC Exam Dates

All GEC candidates must spend at least 100 hours reading and studying the course materials and complete and pass in a two-hour time frame a written multiple choice exam which is proctored by an approved online exam administrator. The exams, and the materials leading to the exams, are rigorously and continuously assessed by NRG Expert […]

Broaden your Skillset with GEC

While nothing can replace years of industry experience, the program aims to increase the breadth of energy industry knowledge that current industry professionals hold and assist those individuals transitioning into the global energy industry. The Global Energy Certification for professional achievement and development aims to provide participants with enhanced capabilities and a good understanding of […]

The NRG Expert Story

Since its inception, the GEC credential has become widely accepted and used as a measure of professional achievement and development within the global energy industry. It has gained industry-wide use as the standard for qualifying energy professionals both in the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United States, Canada and abroad. It is recognized by […]