The online courses are designed to support decision-making in management, planning, design, or construction of a space impacted by energy industry as well as providing expertise to address efficiency issues and apply simple, reliable and cost effective measures.
Marcel Hochet, Country President, Schneider Electric Nigeria says, “As the leader in energy management, our company believes that there is a significant opportunity for sustainable energy savings that is not addressed by industry and consumers today. People and organizations are interested in saving energy and reducing their energy costs, they just don’t know how. Through Energy University, we expect to enable anyone to better understand and act on these opportunities to do more with less.”
Hochet also notes that “Energy University will reduce complexity and raise awareness by providing global users easy access to practical education on all aspects of energy management.”
Schneider Electric Nigeria’s Communications Manager, Anne Ezeh, states, “Awareness, knowledge and education are the key to helping companies and users discover the significant energy savings that are possible today. Energy University’s primary mission is to provide users with free expert knowledge of various topics to enable them implement energy-efficient solutions in every facet of their lives- work, home, business or industry.”
Energy University offers courses which are product-agnostic and focus on the critical concepts and best practices necessary related to energy management. Academic experts from all areas of Schneider Electric assist in the development and creation of the courses. Currently, more than 40 courses are offered, including Active Energy Efficiency using speed control ; Demand response and the Smart Grid; Distributed generation ; Energy Audits ; Energy Efficiency Fundamentals ; Energy Efficiencyunits and concepts.