Free Online Class in Renewable Energy Offered by Solar Energy International

| 10/31/2012 4:42:18 PM

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Are you trying to figure out if going solar is right for your home? Or, maybe a community wind power project has you concerned, since you do not have a background in renewable energy. The Fotolia/Cienpiesnf2reasons to become renewable energy-literate are many.

Thankfully, Solar Energy International is offering a free online course to get you up to speed.  Made up of ten lessons, you are able to save your progress and return to the course at any time for up to six weeks after you register.

Lessons include: 

   1. Why Renewable Energy?
   2. Conservation & Efficiency                                 
   3. Green Building
   4. Solar Thermal
   5. Solar Electricity
   6. Wind Power
   7. Micro-Hydro
   8. Other Renewable Energy
   9. Renewable Energy for the Developing World
  10. Economics of Renewable Energy

This course is an introduction; you will not walk away an expert, but will have learned the basics of renewable energy and be able to decide which technologies are right for you.  Over 5,000 people have taken SEI’s free classes since they launched in 2010.

Upon completion with good quiz grades, students receive a printable SEI Record of Completion.

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