Power Generation and Alternative Energy

Program Level: Degrees, Certificates
Department: Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics
Institute: Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics
College: SPC

What is the Power Generation and Alternative Energy program?

The Power Generation and Alternative Energy program provides students with skills and knowledge required to work in the electrical power generation industry. Students are introduced to conventional coal and natural gas powered generation as well as renewable technologies such as Wind, Solar Power, Hydrogen, and Landfill Gas. Smart Grid and Energy Storage topics are also covered. The program offers an Occupational Skills Award, A Certificate as well as the A.A.S degree. Also, offered is a Practicum (Internship) with local Industry Partners. The Department is a NABCEP (North American Board of Energy Practitioners) testing center.

What will I learn?

Students are introduced to conventional coal and natural gas powered generation as well as renewable technologies such as Wind, Solar Power, Hydrogen, and Landfill Gas.

What can I do with this course of study?

Photovoltaic Sales, Design, Installation Field Technician Solar, Wind, Power Plant, Biomass, Thermal, Hydro, Hydrogen Fuel Cell, and NABCEP Professional Installer.

What's special about the program?

The program offers an Occupational Skills Award, A Certificate as well as the A.A.S degree. Also, offered is a Practicum (Internship) with local Industry Partners. The Department is a NABCEP (North American Board of Energy Practitioners) testing center.

 The program offers an Occupational Skills Award, A Certificate as well as the A.A.S degree.

Contact Information

Program Director:
Craig Overmiller
covermiller@alamo.edu
210-486-2495
SWC Industrial Technology Center (ITC), B130