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.