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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Workshop: Renewable energy for international development, Costa Rica, May 15-24, 2010

From a course description from Madison Area Technical College:

Course Number 20-623-290-090 Class Number 61386
Three Credits Hybrid Format (Study Abroad + Online)
May 15–24, 2010

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 will combine 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 developing countries. Field work will include design and installation of one or more of the following types of renewable energy systems:
+Small solar electric system (<200W off-grid)
+Micro-Hydropower generator (<2kW)
+Small scale wind generator (<1kW)
+Solar thermal hot water system

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