EME 811
Solar Thermal Energy for Utilities and Industry

1.7 Assignment


While solar thermal energy has been studied and leveraged for millennia, the technical difficulty and subsequent costs of appropriately meeting an energy need have hindered the wide adoption of solar thermal energy conversion systems, instead opting for other technologies and fuel sources. In light of your background and professional aspirations, write an essay that identifies your relationship with the course material.  The essays will serve two purposes: (1) sharing your perspective with the class and (2) second, thinking critically about the relevance of the course subject matter to your educational and career goals.

Deliverable - Lesson 1 Assignment

Submit your essay as a one page pdf file to the Lesson 1 Assignment dropbox in Canvas by 11:55 p.m. (your local time) on Wednesday. Format suggestions: the essay should fit on one page, size 12, "Times New Roman" or equivalent font, with one inch margins on all sides. Please see the Calendar in Canvas for specific due dates.