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Financing and Deploying Clean Energy Certificate Program

2023/2024 FDCE Program Calendar

Below are important dates for applying to the program, and the program calendar. You can download a pdf version of the FDCE Program Calendar here. 

Application, Enrollment, and Payment Deadlines

  • January 10, 2023 – Opening date for certificate admissions
  • January 19, 2023, from 12 pm to 1 pm EST – Ask Me Anything #1 with FDCE Ambassadors – Learn more and register here

  • January 26, 2023, from 12 pm to 1 pm EST – Ask Me Anything #2 with FDCE Ambassadors – Learn more and register here.

  • January 31, 2023, from 12 pm to 1 pm EST – General Informational Webinar – Learn more and register here.  

  • February 7, 2023, from 12 pm to 1 pm EST – Ask Me Anything #3 with FDCE Ambassadors – Learn more and register here.

  • February 15, 2023, from 12 pm to 1 pm EST - FDCE Team Ask Me Anything – Learn more and register here.

  • February 23, 2023, from 12 pm to 1 pm EST – Ask Me Anything #4 with FDCE Ambassadors –Learn more and register here.

  • March 12, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST – Deadline for admissions and scholarship applications – Complete applications received prior to this date are guaranteed to be considered. 
  • On or about April 19, 2023 – Admissions and scholarship decisions are sent.
  • May 20, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST – Due date for enrollment and Fall semester tuition payment – Note that there is no deposit for the program and reserving your seat, if admitted, requires payment of the Fall semester tuition before this deadline. 
  • November 13, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST – Due date for Spring semester tuition payment

Academic Calendar

Graphic representation of the FDCE 2022 2023 Academic Calendar

Detailed Program Dates

  • July 10, 2023 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to July 17, 2023– Self-paced How to Study Online Module (one week)
  • July 17, 2023 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to August 7, 2023– Self-paced Energy Foundations Course opens (three weeks). 
  • August 7, 2023 to August 11, 2022 – Online Orientation. Required sessions will be held daily 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST. Optional sessions will be held at other times during the week.
  • August 14, 2023 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to October 9, 2023 – Clean Energy Policy Course (eight weeks)
  • October 9, 2023 to October 16, 2023 – Fall Break (one week)
  • October 16, 2023 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to December 11, 2023 – Technology Transitions Course (eight weeks)
  • December 11, 2023 to January 8, 2024 – Winter Break (four weeks)
  • January 8, 2024 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to January 15, 2024 – Self-paced Finance Foundations Course (one week)
  • January 15, 2024 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to March 11, 2024 – Renewable Energy Project Finance Course (eight weeks)
  • March 11, 2024 to March 18, 2024 – Spring Break (one week)
  • March 18, 2024 (Monday 12 p.m. EST) to May 13, 2024 – Innovation Course (eight weeks)
  • May 13, 2024 – End of program