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Introduction to Renewable Energy

Catalog Course Description

This course introduces renewable energy technologies. Emphasizes exploration of principles and concepts as well as the application of renewable energy technologies (RET). Explores topics such as energy consumption, the prose and cons of renewable energy, energy production and cons, energy conversion, environmental issues and concerns, United States electrical grid, biomass and biofuels, geothermal, wind, power, solar power, nuclear power, and hydropower systems.


Textbook and Required Materials

Ngo, C., & Natowitz J. (2016)

Our Energy Future (2nd edition)

Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons