Renewable Energy for International Development
The 3 credit Renewable Energy for International Development provides an examination of energy and economics in developing countries with special consideration given to renewable energy sources. The course combines 8 weeks of online instruction with 10 days of travel and study abroad in Costa Rica. Students will learn to specify, design, and install renewable energy systems for the developing world. Students will install operational renewable energy systems in the field with current renewable energy equipment. An alternate 1 credit course is also offered for transfer credit as 10-140-112, (Renewable Energy for the Developing World) that does not include the 8 weeks of online instruction.