Dec 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVS 341 - Sustainable Energy and Lab

(4 cr) This course introduces concepts of energy conservation and management and explores different renewable energy sources that are considered environmentally sustainable. Problems associated with nonrenewable energy use will be examined, and the range of sustainable alternatives will be explored. The fundamentals of passive solar collection, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, geothermal, and biomass will be covered. Economic and social implications for adopting each technology also will be considered. Prerequisites: ENVS 201  and 202  (including labs).



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