Energy Resources: Fuels and Tools

Course Description

Energy is a vital part of our daily lives. This course examines where that energy comes from, and the advantages and disadvantages across different fuels. Contextual analysis of energy decisions for transportation and electricity generation around the world. Energy resources covered include oil, biomass, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, and emerging technologies.

Course Details

  • Grading Basis: Letter Grade or Credit/No Credit
  • Cross-Listings: CEE 207S
  • Limited Enrollment Details: Not open to students who have already completed CEE 173A, CEE 207 or EARTHSYS 103. High school students must have consent of instructor to enroll.
  • Intensive Studies: This course is offered as part of the Environmental and Water Studies Intensive. See the Intensive Studies page for more information on how to receive an official Document of Completion.



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