Course Description

Systems Integration

This is a capstone class for the Renewable Energy degree program. Quantitative, technical writing, and presentation skills (oral and written) will be applied to design and propose a renewable energy system for a landowner. Students are expected to perform an energy audit, recommend energy efficiency and conservation measures, assess renewable energy resources available, design a full system consistent with landowner objectives, check for town ordinance regulations, prepare applicable paperwork for incentives and utility interconnection agreement, and conduct a financial analysis for the system. A final written and oral presentation will be graded. Prerequisite: Senior standing with successful completion of at least two 400-level RENG courses 1 credit, spring semester

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Admissions Requirements

The RE B.Tech. degree is a demanding curriculum for incoming students as there are strong math, biology, chemistry, physics, and electrical engineering components to the program. A rigorous high school curriculum in math and science is recommended.