Climate Crisis: Implementing Solutions

Course Topics

  1. Evidence of Climate Change, Causes and Contributors, Consequences

  2. Electricity as a possible solution to combat climate change

  3. Energy from Conventional Fossil Fuel Sources

  4. Nuclear Power

  5. Hydroelectric Systems

  6. Wind Energy: On-Land and Offshore

  7. Solar Energy: Residential PV, Community Solar, and Utility-Scale

  8. Basics of Electric Power, the Grid, and Grid Stability

  9. Need for Storage

  10. Transportation Electrification

  11. Conservation through LED Lighting

  12. Efficiency Improvements in Motor-Driven Systems

  13. Conservation in Agriculture

  14. Air Conditioning in a Hotter World

Course Slides

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Reference Texts:



Student Manual

Grading Manual (instructors only)

Equipment List and Other Course Files