Community Education

Solar Energy

July 14, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Desmond Campus

Learn the science and mechanics of photovoltaic energy generation systems; explore the many misconceptions associated with alternative energy in general and solar energy systems in particular; discuss the role of fossil fuels in the furthering of anthropogenic climate change; look at the environmental and political implications of non-traditional energy sources such as nuclear and fracking/shale gas; look at the financial benefits and investment potential in utilizing reusable power sources; explore the polemics of government subsidies of both alternative energy and fossil fuels; and discuss the state of the solar industry in terms of both economics and innovation.

Instructors: L. Lanigan and R. Galbreth
Fee: $15

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