Renewable Energy and Its Impacts

Professor: 
Noam Lior
School: 
SEAS
Department: 
EAS
Course Code: 
402
Topic: 
Engineering

The objective is to introduce students to the major aspects of renewable energy, with its foundations in technology, association to economics, and impacts on ecology and society. This introduction is intended both for general education and awareness and for preparation for careers related to this field. The course spans from basic principles to applications. A review of solar, wind, biomass, hydroelectric, geothermal energy, and prospects for future energy systems such as renewable power generation in space.