ENGR404-16S2 (C) Semester Two 2016

Renewable Energy Technologies and Management

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
11 Jul 2016 - 13 Nov 2016


Renewable energy technologies including: energy in the New Zealand context, renewable energy resource management, principles of advanced energy technologies such as photovoltaics and fuel cells, and the importance of advanced materials in energy technologies.

This course explores the use and technologies related to the needs for energy and the supply of renewable energy. This includes topics such as combined heat and power systems, biomass and thermo-chemical processing, wind, geothermal and solar energy processes relevant to energy technology.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.


Subject to approval of the Director of Studies

Course Coordinator

Alex Yip


Shusheng Pang , Matt James Watson and Alex Yip


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 1 20%
Assignment 2 04 Aug 2016 20%
Final Exam 60%

Additional Course Outline Information


Recommended Reading
David JC MacKay, Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air. Available at www.withouthotair.com

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $901.00

International fee $4,863.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Chemical and Process Engineering.

All ENGR404 Occurrences

  • ENGR404-16S2 (C) Semester Two 2016