This course gives an overview of geothermal, wind, wave and tidal energy. It addresses the potential for these resources towards contributing to energy mix within Uganda and the region. The technologies for tapping the power from the above resources and their respective applications will be clearly demonstrated.


  • To equip students with advanced knowledge in all the other types of renewable energy not covered by the three mainstream specializations.
  • To present the state-of-the-art technologies for tapping power from these resources.
  • To address the feasibility of harnessing power from any of the above resource types for Uganda’s applications.
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RET 7201 Other Forms of Renewable Energy DOC PDF PS