Education and Training

A variety of educational opportunities area available at Appalachian State to those interested in learning more about harvesting solar power as an independent, clean, and renewable source of electricity.

Workshops and other training activities are one way the Department of Technology and Environmental Design strives to serve the region in promoting renewable energy. Making use of resouces such as the Small Wind site and Biodiesel facility, the Department hosts  workshops for all levels of interest on the "ins-and-outs" of renewable energy technologies. Please see the following dates and topics to learn more about ways you can take the power in your hands.

For those interested in a more comprehensive education resulting in a Bachelor's of Master's degree, check out the Department of Technology and Environmental Design's Appropriate Technology programs.

Undergraduate Program Information

Graduate Program