Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Department

ES 79 Renewable & Alternate Energy System

1 Unit Course Description

An introduction to the potential for renewable and alternative energy systems when adding power generation capacity for a site or large facility. Life-cycle cost comparisons between renewable energy systems and conventional power generation and the added potential of reducing peak power demand will be emphasized. Topics include photovoltaic power systems, wind energy systems, and fuel cells.


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Course Syllabus (Pick up at SRC)

Lesson 1
Lecture 1 PowerPoint

Lesson 2
Lecture 2 PowerPoint
Assignment #1

Lesson 3
Lecture 3 PowerPoint
Final Assignment

Other Reading Materials

Environmental Studies Building: Kirsch Center
Contact: Pat Cornely
Phone: 408.864.8628

Last Updated: 3/27/09