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Introduction to Renewable Energy

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Posted by gfoat on Feb 13, 2008 - 12:20 PM

Future Energies & Green Dragon energy announce the following renewable energy courses. These have now been scheduled for April and May 2008. Introduction to Renewable Energy (3 days), University of Wales Gives an overview of renewable energy technology and outlines the basic principles of solar electricity, solar water heating, small-scale wind power, micro hydro-power, bio-energy, heat pumps and applications for homes, businesses and farms.

Dates: 11, 12 & 13 April 2008 and 18, 19 & 20 April 2008

Introduction to Renewable Energy

(2 days), Sustainability Centre in Hampshire Similar to the Introduction to Renewable Energy (3 days) course but shorter and not as detailed.

Dates: 7 - 8 April 2008

Wind & Solar Electricity Course, Low Impact Living Initiative,

Near Milton Keynes,this weekend course at the Low Impact Living Initiative is an ideal introduction to the basic principles and technology of solar and wind electrical systems both grid-connected and stand-alone. Includes some practical sessions.

Dates: 4-6 April 2007

PDFs giving details of all these courses can be downloaded at [1]

Renewable Energy in the Urban Environment, Berlin, Germany

This 5-day seminar in Berlin exploring the role of renewable energy in the urban and semi-urban environment. Includes numerous visits to renewable energy installations in Berlin - PV systems, solar thermal systems, heat pumps, bio-energy plants, low-energy and passive solar buildings. Some visits to be made using a solar-powered boat.

Dates: 19-23 May 2008

A PDF giving full details can be found at [2]


The books section of the website now also has a selection of short videos.
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Green Dragon Energy

Tel: 00 49 (0) 30 486 249 98 (Berlin) [5] [6]

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