Solar Energy Development

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 42 hour course, no prerequisites

Explore dif­fer­ent facets of solar pow­er tech­nol­o­gy and learn about the plan­ning, design and devel­op­ment of solar ener­gy projects. Gain an under­stand­ing of mechan­i­cal and tech­ni­cal aspects of solar pow­er gen­er­a­tion, include the emerg­ing tech­nolo­gies in the area, and dis­cuss the eco­nom­i­cal require­ments of solar ener­gy projects.

This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Your Instructor

Gabriel John

Gabriel John is a professional agrologist with extensive experience in program design and implementation in the areas of climate change, emissions management, clean energy, and emerging technologies. His government and academic work in the past decade has focused on developing strategic policies and innovative programs in the complex energy-environment nexus. Gabriel currently works on strategic environmental and sustainable energy policies and programs, including leading the development of policies relating to renewable development and the de-carbonization of the electricity sector.

Your Instructor

Cameron Jones

Cameron Jones is an energy professional with years of experience in renewable energy and climate change policy. He has worked for the U.K. Energy Research Centre, where he supported the government with their energy transition plans. In Alberta, he led multiple projects under the Government of Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan. Cameron co-authored a book on low-carbon energy developments and is the recipient of multiple awards for his work in the field, including the Premier’s Public Service Award and the Gold Pinnacle Award. He holds a Master of Science degree in Sustainable Energy Policy.

Shehin Rahemtulla

Your Instructor

Shehin Rahemtulla

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

42 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekends (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Jan 26, 2021Feb 7, 2021
Jan 29Jan 31
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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Feb 5Feb 7
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 26, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

  • Offered now
  • Online delivery
  • 42 hour course, no prerequisites


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.