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ELE 106: Renewable Energy Technology

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practical applications of solar, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric, ocean and biomass renewable energy technologies. Motivations for developing renewable energy will be examined and students will evaluate their personal energy footprint and create a plan to reduce it. Demonstrations, field trips and labs will provide direct contact with the technology. Students will work in teams on a design project to explore one technology in depth.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3

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