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EENG 8223 - Solar & Wind Power

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course covers regional and global solar and wind resources as well as capture and utilization technologies. The main technical, economic and policy issues for different modes of solar and wind energy use will be covered. Current status and future potential of utilization of solar and wind power will also be discussed.


EENG 8220





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 59751

Tue Apr 02 - Tue Jun 18 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 18 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 400


James Griffiths

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for Environmental Engineering Technology Degree program. Students will require department approval prior to registration. Please contact Program Assistant * Field trip on June 11th from 08:30-13:30 and thus no lecture that evening (*subject to change).

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze regional and global solar and wind resources within the context of assessing the barriers to their utilization.
  • Outline the appropriate application of solar and wind derived energy at the micro and macro scales.
  • Examine solar and wind technologies in the preparation of business cases that support the use of these technologies.
  • Analyze costs and benefits of integrated solar, wind and conventional energy sources.
  • Discuss the solar and wind power supply chains.
  • Formulate opportunities for energy self sufficiency at the building, community and nation scales and how wind and solar power might contribute to such conditions.
  • Outline sustainability attributes of solar energy and environmental/ecological impacts of wind power systems.

Effective as of Fall 2009

Related Programs

EENG 8223 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology


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