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Renewable Energy & Sustainability

Credits: 4
Course Number: 10-480-101

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Course Description

10-480-101 RENEWABLE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY ...an overview of various renewable energy technologies and sustainable design practices and their current applications. Emphasis will be placed on policies, renewable energy production, green products and jobs.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

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What will I learn?

  1. Compare and contrast various definitions of renewable energy and sustainability.
  2. Review scientific concepts of force, energy and power.
  3. Summarize the correlation between fossil fuel use and climate change.
  4. Analyze current sources of renewable energy and current generation in the worldwide.
  5. Examine governmental policy regarding energy conservation and renewable energies.
  6. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of solar thermal energy.
  7. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of solar photovoltaics
  8. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of bioenergy generation.
  9. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of hydroelectricity.
  10. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of tidal power systems.
  11. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of wind energy.
  12. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of geothermal energy.
  13. Assess the present state of technology and its implementation as well as the future potential of alternative fuel vehicles.
  14. Explain the economics of combining energy conservation and renewable energy projects.
  15. Articulate the processes that consumers use for selection of "green" power and products.
  16. Explore the types of job opportunities available in the renewable energy industry and investigate the skills required for these jobs.
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Class Number: 81868

Location:
Virtual Campus
Date:
-
Delivery:
Online
Term:
Fall 2023
Session:
8W1
Online
8/14/2023 - 10/9/2023
$639.70