Northwest solar - field studies & analysis


Summer 2014 quarter (Session II)

Taught by

Steven Abercrombie
ecological/sustainable design, green building

This course offers a unique opportunity for classroom and hands-on learning about renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest. Students will have the opportunity to gain direct knowledge from multiple solar installations on the Evergreen Campus including both photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal projects. Classroom sessions will cover an overview and history of solar energy, solar and renewable energy policy, solar technologies, field verification, and data collection. Students will complete a project that includes both independent and group analysis as well as field studies. Weeknight classes will balance instruction, activity, and guest speakers with Weekend classes being exclusively hands-on focused.

Program Details

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening and Weekend

Advertised schedule: Thursdays 6 - 10p Saturdays August 2 9a-1p | August 9 9a - 5p | August 16 9a - 5p


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Schedule Details

Specific Meeting times Saturdays August 2 9a-1p | August 9 9a - 5p | August 16 9a - 5p


Date Revision
July 24th, 2014 Course cancelled due to low enrollment

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 20


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