Introduction to Energy Systems


This module will provide an introduction to both conventional and renewable energy systems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the concept of energy, energy systems, sustainable/renewable energy systems.

  2. Identify and explain sources and forms of energy.

  3. Describe the operation of various renewable energy systems: wind, solar, wave, tidal, hydro.

  4. Describe the operation of conventional energy systems.

  5. Discuss and interpret regulations regarding renewable energy systems and develop a sense of critical thinking about energy and its impact on society.

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