Education activities of our supporters
Boskalis offers year-round internships for students and recent graduates in a variety of engineering disciplines. Internships help students by giving valuable employmentskills and experience.
ELES actively supports educational projects for the elimination of electric power illiteracy among lay public. The company is organiser of Elektrofest – a scientific festival for secondary school pupils. In addition, ELES is a partner of the international EN-LITE project for increasing energy literacy and supports the Ekošola programme and the national competition Eko kviz. Although ELES manages infrastructure that is essential for the operation of the entire company, it has open doors for any organized group that want an insight into the operation of the electric power transmission system.
FSR is a centre of excellence for independent discussion and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of European energy regulation and policy. Through applied research, policy debate and innovative training, it aims at improving the quality of regulatory policy in crucial sectors of the European economy. The school has been providing leading training courses such as the Summer School and Annual Training on Regulation of Energy Utilities, The Annual Training on the Regulation of Energy Utilities, and the FSR-CEER Fundamentals of Energy Regulation.
Alstom University offers top quality programmes that are rolled out right across the Group. Carefully chosen expert partners – universities, external consultants and internal specialists – collaborate on these programmes. A wide range of training methods are used, including classroom-based learning, distance learning, seminars, workshops, simulations and events.
Initiate! offers Young Talent the opportunity to connect with the smart energy professionals. The industry is transitioning and so too are the students graduating university and chomping at the bit to work in the industry. Involving them at an early stage eases their transition from an academic to a business environment. It also helps the more established utility workforce to pull from new talent and new ideas in a collective effort to encourage the development of solutions and strategies.
Four excellent e-learning courses have been developed by RTE and EPEXSPOT Power Exchange experts. These training courses are available on EPEXSPOT e-learning platform. RTE’s customers have also the opportunity to take part in the various training courses. RTE participates in many research programmes including recently launched project named RINGO that will seek to integrate energy storage solutions in “virtual power lines.
MicroDERLab is a Research Group at UPB, reuniting teams from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Automation and Control and the Faculty of Power Engineering. It promotes a common research agenda on electrical engineering topics focusing measurements and instrumentation for a faster deploying of the intelligent networks of the future. The MicroDERLab team at UPB has a strong research background in measurement and instrumentation for power systems, and is actively involved in several European and national projects and networks.
Young leaders in Energy and Sustainability – Europe (YES-Europe) is the first and only student-run, pan-European energy organisation. They foster new connections among energy-related students, young professionals, companies, start-ups, policy-makers and NGOs to build a community of future energy leaders who can see and solve energy challenges from various vantage points.