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Past Participants

The Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been awarded since 1975. Around 5000 participants are successful in achieving the GMC each year.

The GMC has attracted the interest of major personnel and organisations from around the world due to its status as an internationally recognised award with a strong reputation within renewable energy, engineering, management and finance sectors.

Successful participants who have obtained the Galileo Master Certificate include representatives from major international institutions and organisations including:

  • Siemens
  • Energy Saving Trust
  • British Gas
  • Nokia
  • Nestlé
  • Coca Cola
  • Solar Power Scotland
  • British Army
  • United Nations Development Programme NATO
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Environment Agency
  • … and many more
Renewable Energy Institute - Clients and Partners


“I would like to underline the instructors’ high level of preparation, alongside their good spirit of collaboration, dedication, flexibility and professionalism.”
NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization

“The course was very well presented and it was clear that the instructor had a great deal of experience and knowledge.”
Phil Coulston, Environment Agency

“Solid technical expertise is a fundamental pre-requisite of Coca-Cola HBC Italy. In particular, Coca-Cola HBC Italy has taken advantage of CSG-REI’s expertise in order to develop its technical personnel. The cooperation with CSG-REI has, and will continue to keep allowing us to ensure our technicians are skilled and knowledgeble in the field of new refrigeration technologies.

Over several years of working together we have been impressed with CSG-REI’s ability to provide courses designed and customised for our firm’s needs, facilitated by academic experts in the field and all carried out within our own premises in order to ease the logistical pressures that training personnel on this scale often brings.

CSG-REI has certified our courses by providing all participants a certificate of completion.”
Coca Cola HBC Italy

“Last year we attended your training course organised within our premises, the course has been very useful as it clarified important gaps in our knowledge. Additionally it provided us with the knowledge of which technology to adopt for our systems. I take this opportunity to thank you again for the useful training courses you organise with quality content, teaching and documentation provided.”
Eng Adrian Kazazi, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

“Congratulations to the centre and to the trainers. all participants were engaged, the topics were explained very clearly and we found it extremely relevant to our day-to-day activities.”
Hilton Hotel

“(I gained) a more solid understanding of Carbon pricing, the various policies interacting with it and its prospects for mitigating climate change.”
Iain Macleod, Energy Saving Trust

“We would like to thank you for the good quality of your training which our personnel attended in the last years. We have attended different courses through the years care of your Training Centre.

All your courses were useful for our technicians because we improved our knowledge, both theoretical and practical. We would like to underline also the good levels of both your skilled trainers and your training documentation.”
Technical Staff Manager, Martini & Rossi, Fulvio Baratella

“Very interesting training course covering all topics of photovoltaic at 360 degrees. A very well structured and organised training course.”
Techno Gem

“In today’s economic climate it is even more imperative that technicians diversify their skills to take advantage of the expanding renewable energy sector. The Renewable Energy Institute is ideally placed to ensure technicians succeed in making the most of this opportunity.”
Marco Buoni, Vice President of European Association AREA

“It has benefitted me professionally because I would like to change my career path into renewable energy and this course has been giving me better understanding of this energy sector.”
Claudia, University of Aberdeen

“I have gained a lot of knowledge understanding the concepts of energy and finance. This will give me the advantage to improve my career.”
Dina Ahmed, Self-Employed

“I used the course for research ideas for a PhD in this area. Turned out to be very useful.”
Phd Student, Edinburgh Napier University