Brief Description

The course cover other forms of Renewable or alternative energy sources which are not the main focus of the other courses in this program. These are geothermal energy, Hydrogen, fuel cell, Oceanic and wave energy.

This course covers geothermal, wind, wave, tidal energy hydrogen and fuel cells. It addresses the potential for these resources towards contributing to energy mix within Uganda at the region at present and in future. The technologies for tapping the power and heat from the above resources and their respective applications will be clearly demonstrated.  .

Course Objectives

  • To equip students with advanced knowledge in all the other types of renewable energy other than solar energy and hydropower.
  • To present the state-of-the-art technologies for tapping power and heat from these resources.
  • To address the feasibility of harnessing power from any of the above resource types for Uganda and regional applications at present and future.
Attachment Name Attachment Type
MEC7232:  Other Alternative Energy Resources DOC PDF PS