Welcome to Alternative Energy at TTA

Course Information

Course: Energy Systems Management
Teacher: Gladwyn Richardson
School: Toledo Technology Academy
Time: 8:00am-10:40AM
Location: Room 1220 Alternative Energy Lab
  • grichar1@tps.org

Course Objective:

Students will apply basic principles of energy accounting, thermodynamics and heat transfer, energy conversion and efficiency to heating, power generation and transportation. Students will apply the principles and practices needed for managing both renewable and non-renewable energy sources including, solar thermal, hydrogen generation, photovoltaic, hydroelectric, biomass use, geothermal heat transfer, and fossil fuel. Future energy systems and energy use scenarios are investigated, with a focus on promoting the use of renewable energy resources and technologies.


Course Topics:

  • Energy and the Environment
  • Principles of Electricity
  • Biomass
  • Wind
  • Solar
  • Site Selection
  • Equipment Maintenance
Grading Scale

93-100%  A

90-93%    A-

88-90%    B+

83-88%    B

80-83%    B-

78-80%    C+

73-78%    C

70-73%    C-

68-70%    D+

63-68%    D

60-63%    D-

<60%       F

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