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2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ADCS: Renewable Energy Certificate


Saint Francis University's School of Business is offering an online Renewable Energy Certificate program designed to provide working professionals with the knowledge and real-world, practical perspectives on renewable energy and alternative energy technologies necessary for a career in this fast growing new industry. For more information, please contact the Renewable Energy Center.

Courses


Introduction to Wind Energy
Focuses on resource potential, basic physics and technology mechanics, application configurations, measuring and evaluating wind, project economics, and environmental issues and benefits. Learn to understand technology, theory, and practice in the wind business with domestic and international perspectives.

Wind Energy Project Planning and Financing
Project planning and development are covered, including: financial proformas, interconnection to the electrical grid, environmental issues, legislative and regulatory considerations, project siting, installation, operation, and maintenance. Policy, financial, and community issues are stressed.

Project Cost and Risk Management
Highlights need to know basics about how to thrive in renewable energy project environments – to think critically about project management principles and to apply them to reduce costs and risks.

Renewable Energy Applications

An overview of the various renewable energy technologies and their current applications. Measurement of sustainable energy resources, basic physics, and finance is covered. Includes energy consumption, efficiency, and conservation.