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CPE 5120 Practical Wind Systems

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Course Description

Wind energy is one of the fastest growing renewable energy technologies. This course will include information on the history of wind energy, an explanation of how today’s technology works, definitions of systems components, the advantages and challenges of implementation and also data to help determine if specific sites are viable for wind energy installations.

After taking the course you will:

+ Have an understanding of Wind Turbine and Wind Farm operation.
+ Be informed of the pros and cons of wind energy installations.
+ Understand the components of a wind energy system.
+ Gain knowledge of the different types of wind energy systems.
+ Determine if a stand-alone or grid connected system is most desirable.

Price

Plan Name Price
Unlimited: $ 94

Instructor

Dr. Wesley E. Donahue, PE, PMP

Wesley E. Donahue, Ph.D., PE, PLS, PMP, 6σ Black Belt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), is the course Master Instructor. Formerly, he was the director of Penn State Management Development, a self-supporting provider of education and training services to business and industry clients around the world. Before joining Penn State, he was co-founder and executive vice president of a manufacturing and specialty engineering firm; manager of corporate development and international manager of technology for a Fortune 200 company; and, professional associate of a worldwide provider of technical management professional services.

Wind energy is one of the fastest growing renewable energy technologies. This course will include information on the history of wind energy, an explanation of how today’s technology works, definitions of systems components, the advantages and challenges of implementation and also data to help determine if specific sites are viable for wind energy installations.

After taking the course you will:

+ Have an understanding of Wind Turbine and Wind Farm operation.
+ Be informed of the pros and cons of wind energy installations.
+ Understand the components of a wind energy system.
+ Gain knowledge of the different types of wind energy systems.
+ Determine if a stand-alone or grid connected system is most desirable.

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