Course Number: 638200HW
Description: Students in this course utilize applicable skills from the foundational courses to tackle challenges associated with the implementation of clean energy technology. The hands-on projects encountered during this course will require students to address specific issues related to providing portable power in any situation, developing new energy storage systems, increasing the efficiency of the modern home, and designing more energy efficient buildings and homes.
Number of Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Successful completion of courses 1 & 2
Potential Careers*: Environmental Scientists, Environmental Specialist, Scientific Researcher,Solar Power Engineering, Manufacturing for Solar Power, Solar Power Plant Development, Solar Power Plant Construction, Solar Power Plant Operations, Solar Photovoltaic Installers, Solar Panel Installation, Solar Panel Maintenance, Hazardous Materials Removal Worker, Wind Turbine Service Technician, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Science and Protection Technician, Environmental Engineering Technician, Conservation Scientist, Physicist, Chemist, Materials Scientist
$39,000 – $106,000
Accomplishments and Awards: Clean energy students were selected as a 2018-2019 Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam for the first time in South Carolina history.
- Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam – Modular Power System for Sare Bilaly, Senegal
- PBS Newshour Extra Video
- Energy Solutions from Nature