Philip V. Hofmeyer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Renewable Energy
Instructor, Renewable Energy Training Center
Office: 104 Shannon Hall
EnergyPath 2013 Micro Hydro Excel File
Check out our Associate of Applied Science in Renewable Energy Technology!
Interested in renewable energy training? Look at our upcoming courses.
Renewable Energy Resources
(Fall semester, Spring semester online)
Introduction to Small Wind Systems (Spring semester)
Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics (Fall semster)
Tower Climbing and Rescue (Spring semester)
Introduction to Micro Hydroelectricity (Fall semseter)
Introduction to Solar Thermal Systems (Fall semester)
Residential Wind Systems (Spring semester)
Solar Photovoltaic Systems (Fall semester)
Systems Integration (Spring semester)
|Take a tour of some of our classes (Online Open House, pdf 7 MB)|
Galbreath Farm micro hydroelectric system installation (RENG 220 Spring 2011, pdf 1.8 MB)
|Enitiative Grant: Micro hydroelectric demonstration in Madison County (pdf 1 MB)|
Installer Skills Assessment (Job Task Analysis for micro
hydroelectricity designers and installers, pdf 1 MB)
Madison County Micro Hydro Resource Map (created by Kevin Jablonski, 19 MB)
Fenner Renewable Energy Education (FREE) Center Posters (Small Wind, Energy Efficiency, Micro Hydro, Biomass, Solar Energy, Geothermal)
Recent Invited Presentations and Workshops:
Hydro Power in Madison County.
March 8, 2012. Madison County Ad Hoc Committee on Energy. Morrisville,
Micro Hydroelectricity: BIG energy from small power systems. June 29, 2011. Energy Path 2011 Conference. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA.
Offsetting farm energy costs with micro hydro systems. January 12, 2011. Cornell Cooperative Extension and Madison County Ag Economic Development. Morrisville, NY.
Renewable Energy Systems: Challenges of Production and Storage. November 16, 2010. Halfmoon Seminar Series: Using, Storing and Transmitting Renewable Energy. Syracuse, NY.
Solar thermal hot water systems: Site assessment and installation. April 23, 2010. Renewable Energy Training Center technical training session. Morrisville, NY. * Presentation to workshop participants upon request.
Shedding light on the solar resource. April 10, 2010. Mohawk Valley Science Teachers Association. Utica, NY.
Small Wind Resource: Siting Considerations. April 2, 2010. Small Wind Energy Technician Training II - Site Assessment. Renewable Energy Training Center technical training session. Morrisville, NY. *Available to workshop participants upon request.
Micro hydroelectricity: Benefits and Applications. March 10, 2010. Joint meeting of the Association of Energy Engineers and the Air and Waste Management Association. Albany, NY.
Green Training Opportunities at the RETC. March 9, 2010. CNY Works Career Connections at the OnCenter. Syracuse, NY.
Just-in-Time Training for the Renewable Energy Job Sector. November 19, 2009. CNY Works Career Connections at the OnCenter. Syracuse, NY.
Rural small wind energy: Resource overview and system components. June 27, 2009. Herkimer-Oneida Counties Comprehensive Planning Program. Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY.
The solar resource. June 21, 2009. 2009 Professional Development Conference for Agriculture Educators. Oswegatchie Education Center, Croghan, NY.
The hydro resource and micro hydroelectricity systems. June 22, 2009. 2009 Professional Development Conference for Agriculture Educators. Oswegatchie Education Center, Croghan, NY.
Renewable energy systems and resources: What's available and what works? June 3, 2009. Town of Schuyler Planning and Zoning Board. Schuyler Municipal office, Schuyler, NY.
Micro hydroelectric resource and system overview. April 27, 2009. Madison County Ad Hoc Energy Committee. Morrisville State College, Morrisville, NY.