REEN 101 Survey of Renewable Energy Sources

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Examines renewable energy sources that are available today and explores sources which are predicted to become available in the near future. Topics include solar and photovoltaic systems, geothermal systems, wind systems, energy from bio-mass, and fuel cell systems. Explains how these systems function technically and discusses how they will affect the environment and the economy. Includes laboratory activities and performance exercises.