This course prepares you to recognize the complexities and nuances of different renewable energy solutions, as well as relevant career opportunities (both technical occupations and roles not typically associated with clean energy). Learners are immersed in discussions about green energy technologies, the impact of sustainability on society, energy consumption in the United States and conservation. Topics include: tenets of green building design and construction, solar energy conversion through photovoltaic cells, wind turbine site selection and design, and nanotechnology applications in clean energy. It references educational opportunities from the State University of New York (SUNY) system that correlate with each clean energy market segment.
Renewable Energy: Fundamentals and Job OpportunitiesUniversity at Buffalo
About this Course
What you will learn
Develop foundational understanding of clean energy market segments (sustainability, green building, solar, wind, and nanotechnology)
Explain the fundamental principles of economic, social and environmental sustainability
Identify renewable energy career opportunities and corresponding educational pathways
Skills you will gain
- Wind Energy
- Solar power
- Renewable energy jobs
- Green building design
Elena BrewerAssistant Professor, Chair of Electrical Engineering Technology Department
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Clean Energy 101
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TOP REVIEWS FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY: FUNDAMENTALS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Excellent introduction - Good presentations and materials, I learned a great deal and want to know more. Thank you
Very informational course, a good course to learn about the renewable energy and job opportunities.
Amazing course! I learned so much more about solar and wind and our universe! We can accomplish so very much if we all take that first step and make it all matter!
A nice overview of renewable energy with insightful information
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