This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Alternative Energy, Biomass and Biofuels, Nuclear Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power.
Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: A total of 150 instructional hours are recommended for completion of this course)
74101-11 Introduction to Alternative Energy (Hours TBD) Identifies the need for alternative energy development. Describes the contributions and potential of individual alternative energy sources. Also covers the present U.S. electrical grid and issues affecting specific alternative energy source tie-in and reliability.
74102-11 Biomass and Biofuels (Hours TBD) Defines potential sources of biomass and biofuels and discusses their advantages and disadvantages for energy production. Discusses the future of biomass as well as biomass energy applications.
74103-11 Nuclear Power (Hours TBD) Describes nuclear power and its sources. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power, the future of nuclear energy, and nuclear power generation.
74104-11 Solar Power (Hours TBD) Describes solar photovoltaic (PV) power and how it is harnessed. Identifies the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy. Discusses the past, present, and future of solar energy, as well as solar PV applications.
74105-11 Wind Power (Hours TBD) Describes wind power and how it is harnessed. Identifies the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy. Discusses the past, present, and future of wind energy, as well as wind energy applications