This course will teach you to plan, execute, and operate renewable energy projects such as solar PV plants, wind farms, and geothermal generators. We first describe how to develop a renewable energy feasibility study and make go-no-go project decisions. We then examine project site selection and evaluation of renewable technology alternatives and technology vendors. Next, we review methods for financing and organizing renewable energy projects. The course concludes with an examinations of project construction, operations and maintenance, repowering, and plant decommissioning. These capabilities will round out your understanding of renewable energy uses and deployment – come join us!
Note that this course is the third in a four-course Coursera specialization in Renewable Energy:
1. Renewable Energy Technology Fundamentals
2. Renewable Power Systems
3. Renewable Energy Projects
4. Renewable Energy Futures