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Orion on a tour of the Cambria County Co-generation power plant led by our much beloved Professor of the Practice, Shawn Simmers, who is shown in action directing traffic at the plant.
Energy needs continue to increase both nationally and globally. The predominant use of nonrenewable energy resources have generated significant environmental problems which have negatively impacted our planet. Renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hybrid technologies have the promise of making sustainable advances in meeting our future energy needs.
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Renewable Energy concentration students take six credits of specialized course work in energy conversion, storage, and distribution. You will explore the details of energy conversion from traditional sources such as fossil fuels and nuclear energy, to sustainable sources such as solar, wind, fuel cells, and other developing innovative energy technologies.
There are also opportunities for internships and other interactions with SFU’s Renewable Energy Center.
Student-design projects within the specialized course work provide hands-on learning in designing renewable energy systems. Students in the renewable energy concentration may also pursue renewable energy design projects in both the Senior Lab and courses within the major.
Find out more about our Environmental Engineering Program.
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