REN 100 Introduction to Renewable Energy

3 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/20/17

Renewable energy technologies. Emphasizes exploration of principles and concepts, as well as the application of renewable energy technologies (RET). The pros and cons of renewable energy, energy production and costs, energy conversion, environmental issues and concerns, United States electrical grid, biomass and biofuels, geothermal, wind power, solar power, nuclear power, and hydropower systems.

Lecture: 3 hours