This course will detailed the scientific principles and technologies related to harnessing and conversion of the earth´s renewable energy sources. The operation and engineering application of renewable energy devices and systems will be explored, including solar PV and thermal, Biomass, wind, hydropower and geothermal. Comparative analyses will be done on their setup and running costs, and their impacts on the environment. The course provides a well-balanced introduction to the science, technologies, economics, and policies related to energy choices. Read more