ELTC130 Introduction to Sustainable Ener gy

This course introduces the concepts, challenges and potential solutions to globally sustainable energy. The interplay of energy efficiency, universal access, and renewable energy sources used in achieving this goal are examined and discussed. Emphasis is placed on energy conversion fundamentals, data driven analysis and real world examples. Wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, and biomass energy sources are analyzed and compared.


3 credits