Renewable Energy Systems: Technology - SCQF Level 7

Gain an understanding of the need for sustainability and the adoption of renewable energy sources in order to limit global environmental damage.


North East Scotland College, Scotland
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

This unit gives a broad overview of the many energy and environmental issues that face the world today. These issues are leading some to believe that the use of renewable energy sources represents one way of meeting at least part of the world’s energy demands while also helping to reduce the impact on the environment.

What you will experience

This 2 credit unit describes the basic technology associated with renewable energy devices. You will gain familiarity with the physics and engineering of the equipment used for extracting the available energy, and understand how energy transfer processes impact on efficiency and cost.

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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