The Associate of Applied Science, Energy Technologies, Wind Energy is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to enter the workforce in the renewable energy field as large and small wind installers. Wind installers complete an accurate resource assessment and energy demand analysis from which a wind system will be designed and installed. The program prepares students to sit for industry-recognized certifications required to enter the workforce. Wind installers need strong mechanical, electrical, technical, and computer skills.
Students completing the degree will:
Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of wind turbines and wind farms.
Solve technical problems associated with wind turbines.
Demonstrate knowledge of environmental regulations in the installation of wind turbines.