Month: September 2015

Overview of the Vocational Training and Education for Clean Energy (VOCTEC) program in Arizona State University

Rim Razzouk is a Senior Instructional Designer at Arizona State University. In her current position, Rim leads the curriculum development and the assessment and evaluation processes for the VOCTEC (Vocational Training and …

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WEAthens2014: Software tutorial for wind resource assessment and design of off-grid electrification projects

Facilitator: Matteo Ranaboldo, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain The aim of the session was to demonstrate the utilization of 2 complementary software packages: Openwind (micro-scale wind resource assessment model) and OpenMicroGrid (model developed …

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Design of off-grid renewable energy community electrification projects: analysis of micro-scale resource variations and development of optimization methods

Projects relying on renewable energies are a suitable and sustainable option to electrify isolated communities autonomously. These systems produce electricity in a clean and environmentally respectful way and their cost is often …

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