Energy Principles and Renewable Energy

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Energy Principles and Renewable Energy

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Energy Principles and Renewable Energy
The course Energy Principles and Renewable Energy is an online class provided by The University of Queensland through edX. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
An introduction to the language of energy, key scientific principles that underpin energy systems, future energy challenges and available renewable energy options.
Course description
This course addresses the important global issue of transitioning to a sustainable energy future. The course covers: basic energy concepts and terms; energy systems; the challenge of fossil-fuel greenhouse gas emissions from power generation; and describes and evaluates a range of renewable energy technologies.  Renewable energy technologies analysed include: bioenergy, geothermal, solar, wind power, hydropower and ocean power. This course is part of the Sustainable Energy MicroMasters series.  You may take the course as a single course or complete all four courses in the series.There are two enrolment options: verified enrolment and audit enrolment.  If you enrol as a verified learner and successfully complete all four courses and the Capstone Assessment you will qualify for the Sustainable Energy MicroMasters credential.A Sustainable Energy MicroMasters credential is worthwhile in itself, but, if you wish to continue your studies, the Sustainable Energy MicroMasters credential could be used towards studying the Master of Sustainable Energy at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.Learners who choose to enrol as verified, will be required to write an assignment, and achieve an overall passing grade of 70% or above in order to receive the downloadable verified certificate.This course runs multiple times throughout the year.

Prerequisites & Facts

Energy Principles and Renewable Energy

Course Topic

Engineering, Science, Social Sciences

University, College, Institution

The University of Queensland

Course Skill Level

Advanced

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Energy Principles and Renewable Energy

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The University of Queensland you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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