Energy Engineering Technology Degree
Energy Engineering Technology graduates will be at the forefront of addressing the grand challenge of climate change. They will learn the skills needed to conceptualize smart electric grids, create troubleshooting power electronic circuits, and evaluate renewable energy such as solar, wind, and hydrogen energy systems—thereby moving the world to a low-carbon future. They will design electric vehicle charging infrastructures, learn about energy storage systems, and develop energy efficient motor drives and other power and energy related solutions. From the ways electricity is generated to its use in residential, commercial, or industrial contexts, there are many processes to understand and improve.
Energy Engineering Technology students comprehend energy generation, transmission, and distribution, and how it connects to engineering theories and practices. Students study the emerging technologies, policies, and environmental challenges in various energy-related fields. Potential career industries include, but are not limited to: renewable energy, power plants, power transmission and distribution, and electric vehicles.
- Understand the energy system, from generation to end-user
- Collaborate in a teamwork environment on projects to gain important career skills
- Take advantage of the expertise of professors with professional industry experience
- Delve deeper into the subject by pursuing a master’s degree in sustainable energy systems
- Utilize the Polytechnic learning environment to become a career-ready graduate