Wind Energy

Course Brochure



Renewable Energy

This course is an introduction to the basics of Wind Energy       systems. The course combines lectures and tours of specific topics within Wind Energy systems. The student will be introduced to the process of capturing wind energy and converting to electrical   energy. Topics will include atmospheric causes for wind, wind turbines, siting and inverters. The final project will include an evaluation and/or design of a Wind Energy system as either a home scale installation or utility scale wind farm.


The mission of the Energy Innovation Center is to contribute to socially responsible workforce development, foster energy and sustainable technology advancement, and assist in job creation through a commitment to diversity, innovation and comprehensive education.

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Telephone: 412-802-0988

1435 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219