Introduction to Renewable Energy: Sources & Uses

Code : E001
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Why Attend This Training Course?
 The increased penetration of renewable energy sources constitutes one of the most important aspects of power generation systems due to the respective economic benefits that may occur and the appropriate environmental constraints. This fact results to a continuously increased rate of investments concerning appropriate generation facilities in many power generation facilities worldwide. This training course  is intended to introduce Students to a whole area of energy sustainability, and renewable energy technologies. In this course, students will learn how to distinguish between different forms of renewable energy and learn how to identify the sources and uses  of renewable energy  understand the advantages and disadvantages of renewable energy resources . The source will be of great interest to those who want to learn more about energy use and how renewable sources of energy will be of vital importance for a sustainable future.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is suitable for all those who are responsible for implementing and interested in renewable energy systems, as well as researchers and practitioner in the renewable energy field.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Enrich the skills in finding and identifying causes of work stress and defining its type and causes
  • Raise the professional standards of those engaged in renewable energy
  • Improve the practice of renewable energy professionals
  • Encourage renewable energy in a continuing education program of professional development
  • Identify persons with acceptable knowledge of the principles
  • Fulfill prescribed standards of performance and conduct
  • New practices of renewable energy through completing an examination

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Introduction: Characteristics and Advantages of Renewable Energy
  • Forms of renewable energy
    • Solar energy
    • Wind power
    • Energy generated from waterfalls
    • Waves & Tidal energy
    • Biomass energy
    • Nuclear energy: Atomic energy
    • Geothermal energy
  • Development and evolution of solar energy
  • Solar energy received by earth
  • Applications on the use of solar energy
    • Urban and architectural planning
    • Cultivation of plants and orchards
    • Solar lighting
    • Solar heat
    • Water heating
    • Heating, cooling and ventilation
    • Water treatment
    • Solar cooking
    • Thermal treatment
Generation of Electricity
  • Solar energy uses
    • Solar chemical reactions
    • Solar-powered cars
    • Energy storage methods
    • Silicon battery
    • cadmium sulfide battery
    • Gallium batteries
  • Development, distribution and economy
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards
  • Wind power
    • Wind usage
    • Windmills
    • Difficulties in using wind energy
  • Wind energy economics
  • Hydro-power
    • Advantages of using hydroelectric power plants
    • Types of Hydropower uses
      • Water wheels
      • Hydroelectric energy
    • Tidal power
      • Using methods of tidal power to generate electricity
      • Conditions of use and economic benefit
      • Power stations
      • Percentage of use
      • Components of the tidal station
      • Tidal turbines
      • Cast study: Countries that benefit from this type of energy
    • Biomass energy
      • Biomass sources
      • Hydrogen gas
      • Fuel cells
      • Bio-alcohol fuel
    • Nuclear energy: Atomic Energy
      • Radioactivity
      • Stable nuclei
      • Unstable nuclei 
Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion
  • Nuclear reactors
  • Thermal reactors
  • Rapid reactors
  • Use of nuclear energy
  • Nuclear battery & principle of ignition
  • High-capacity reactor
    • Pressurized water Reactor
    • Boiling Water Reactor (B.W.R)
    • CANDU reactors
    • The graphite and gas reactor
    • High temperature reactor (High Temp. Reactor - H.T.R)
  • Rapid neutron reactor
  • fusion power or nuclear fusion
 Benefits of Using Renewable Energy
  • Advantages of solar heating system
  • Field solar heaters to supply soldier units with hot water
  • Supplying residential areas and desalination
  • New solar cells
  • Supplying fixed wireless stations
  • Supplying individual wireless devices
  • Wind power used with a shared diesel system with a computerized control and surveillance system
  • Wind energy is used for desalination of seawater
  • Use of biomass-generated energy
  • Civilian uses of renewable energy
    • Commercial household use
    • Agricultural use
    • Industrial use
  • Renewable energy integration system
  • Case study

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

27 - 31 Dec
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

Course Location and Date

03 - 07 Jan 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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