Wind Energy 101: Introduction to Wind Energy

PDWE 0001: This online course is designed to provide an overview of current wind power technology, from its technical aspects, to operational, geographic, and economic issues. Couse topics include wind characteristics and measurement, conversion of wind energy to electricity, wind turbine architecture and technology, economics of wind energy, and other wind energy applications. This 12-contact hour offering is available to any professional interested in obtaining a general overview of the wind industry and its associated issues.
Program: PDWE 102-00
Instructor/Presenter: Richard Walker is founder and principal of Sustainable Energy Strategies, Inc., which provides consulting services to utilities, developers of renewable energy projects, and large landowners. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Texas, and received an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering (Environmental) and a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) from Texas A&M University at College Station, Texas. Currently, he is completing course work toward a PhD in Wind Science Engineering at Texas Tech University, where he also is involved in the development and teaching of undergraduate curriculum in wind energy.
Units: 1.2 CEUs

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Registration Fees:
       Registration - Regular $695.00

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