Electrical Engineering

Renewable Energy Certificate

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The Renewable Energy Certificate at Clemson University consists of three classes in the areas of solar power, wind power, and renewable energy penetration.

This certificate program requires a basic knowledge of DC and AC circuit theory including Kirchhoff’s Laws, complex frequency, and Laplace transforms. Individuals without a basic knowledge of DC and AC circuit theory, should complete the appropriate coursework (e.g., ECE 3070 – Basic Electrical Engineering or ECE 2020 – Electric Circuits I and ECE 2620 – Electric Circuits II).

Course Information

  • ECE 4570 Fundamentals of Wind Power
  • ECE 4610 Fundamentals of Solar Energy
  • ECE 4200 Renewable Energy Penetration on the Power Grid

A grade of C of better is required for all courses that are part of the certificate program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Clemson University is an athletic powerhouse and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School. Visit the accreditation page for more details.

All courses are delivered asynchronous and  offered 24/7.

Plan to spend approximately 15-20 hours a week working on a course.

You can get started in February, April and September. See program course schedules here.

Visit the tuition page here. 

If you/your company is not an EPCE member, learn more about becoming an EPCE member company and or individual member.

Contact your Human Resources department to see if courses qualify for your company tuition assistance program.

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To get started, you will need to complete the application process .

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