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.
This course is reserved for Environmental Engineering Technology Degree program. Students will require department approval prior to registration. Please contact Program Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-432-8539. * Field trip on June 12th from 08:30-13:30 and thus no lecture that evening (*subject to change).
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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
EENG 8223 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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