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This unit examines the availability and distribution of various renewable energy resources such as solar radiation, wind, hydro, tidal, wave and biomass. The methods for measuring, monitoring and analysing these resources are described and some practical sessions are undertaken to illustrate these procedures. Principles for undertaking a resource assessment for a particular site are presented. This includes sources of data, analysis of that data and estimation of data when actual data is not available.
Note(s): This course is web-based with online content only. Reliable broadband internet connection required. This course is taught under a joint teaching arrangement by staff at the Research Institute of Sustainable Energy at Murdoch University via their distance learning system to Massey University students. The dates of delivery will differ. Contact the course coordinator below if further information is required.
Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.
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