New course in Renewable Energy

A new course in renewable energy is being offered as part of the Electrical Engineering curriculum, the course will discuss the fundamentals and practices in renewable energy, more attentions will be for Photovoltaic Power Systems, the course will cover the following topics: Energy Fundamentals, review of conventional power systems, overview of renewable energy sources and systems,  photovoltaic “PV” fundamentals,  detailed study of  PV systems, comparison of solar cell technologies,  PV system components and  design, wind resources, wind  energy systems  and their  basic components, electrical generators  for wind energy systems, site survey and pre-planning, standalone and grid-connected systems, system sizing and economic aspects.