Program Resources

Primers by Carl Bickford

Energy Primer

Solar Primer

San Juan College Resources

Renewable Energy Pathfinder

Renewable Energy Sources

Resources to Help You Navigate and Prepare for the Renewable Energy Program at SJC


Carl Bickford in the Classroom

Carl Bickford, Associate Professor Engineering and Renewable Energy, founded the Renewable Energy Program in 1999. He is shown demonstrating the physics of a PV module in RENG 220 - Photovoltaic Theory and System Design.

Use the resources located to your right to explore topical and resource material to help you gain a better understanding of our program. A solid understanding of the principles covered in the two primers (required reading in RENG 252 – Passive Solar Design and Analysis) will prepare you for your adventure!


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