Course Description

This course is 42 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 4 hours per week on this course.

This course will provide participants with a foundational understanding of wind power technologies and walk you through the planning, design and development process required to install different wind projects. Participants will leave with an understanding of the mechanics behind wind power generation, the economics of different types of power projects, technical aspects of its integration into power grids and the future potential of this technology.

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Content in Brightspace 
  • Week 2: Content in Brightspace
  • Week 3: Content in Brightspace
  • Week 4: Content in Brightspace

What You Will Learn

  • Wind as an Energy Resource
  • Wind Turbine Basics
  • Developing a Wind Farm
  • Wind Power Economics
  • Technicalities of Wind Integration
  • Project Application


By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET).

Recommended For

  • Anyone interested in learning about Sustainable Energy Technologies

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Wind Energy Developers
Online - Asynchronous
Apr 01, 2022 to Mar 31, 2023
Total Learning Hours
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,335.00
Section Notes
Wind Energy Developers will be available to begin on October 31, 2022. 
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