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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.
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
, Matt James Watson
and Alex Yip
Recommended ReadingDavid JC MacKay, Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air. Available at www.withouthotair.com
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.