Synopsis: Developed as an introduction to the rapidly growing field of non-conventional (non-hydrocarbon based) energy sources, this course will present information on the materials and devices used in alternative energy systems, conversion, storage and generation.
Start Time: Friday, May 25, 2018 8:30 AM
End Time: Friday, May 25, 2018 3:45 PM
Location: Hort Farm No. 2 - Ralph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
Address: 20 Indyk-Engel Way
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eq0401ca.html
Contact Name: Carol Broccoli
Contact Email: broccoli@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7207
Additional Information:

This course will address the following topics:

  • What do we mean by conventional energy vs. alternative energy? Sustainable energy vs. clean energy?
  • What are photovoltaics and fuel cells?
  • What are batteries and super capacitors?
  • How can energy be stored once it is generated?
  • What other energy sources are out there?

In addition, case studies of real world utility applications right here in New Jersey will be presented.

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public