Green Skills 2021 - SSE Wind Turbines session
As a COP26 sponsor we are delighted to invite you to this STEM session covering Wind Turbines
Session Aims and Objectives
In this workshop, you will gain knowledge of the various sources of renewable energy
used and why investment in renewable energy is important. You will delve
deeper into the topic of wind generation, understanding the mechanics and
environmental factors of a wind turbine. You will then use this knowledge in a
scenario-based learning exercise where you will be asked to use your
knowledge of wind generation to convince a local town to vote in favour of a
new wind farm.
understand how and why the UK is moving towards renewable energy sources and
the different methods of renewable generation.
2. To understand the mechanics of how a wind turbine generates electricity
and in what environments wind turbines work most effectively.
3. To appreciate the benefits of wind generation.
4. To develop an argument in favour of wind farm development
Session will run from 10am until 12.30.
Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:
Career Development Workshop
Understanding more about the sector
Great For Students Who Are:
Interested in learning industry basics
Able to learn quickly
Capable with numbers
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Interested in analysing information
Interested in problem solving
Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
Tell me about a time you achieved something you didn’t think you could.
What do you already know about our organisation?
Why do you think wind will (or won`t) play a part in the future of energy generation?