REEN 120 Wind, Solar, and Fuel Cell Technology

Credit Hours: 
2.00
Course Description: 

Explores the theory of operation and the practical applications of solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, wind turbine, and fuel cell technologies. Discusses the benefits and drawbacks of alternative energy installations, the technical components of each system, and accommodating siting requirements for each type of installation. Principles of energy conversion, energy efficiency, and energy storage are also addressed.

Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None