Sustainable Energy Conversion Processes



This course covers the fundamentals and quantification of energy in its different forms and its conversion processes. Assessment of current and potential energy systems, covering extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in a sustainable manner. Sustainability aspects of energy technologies, including economic, environmental and social aspects. Examination of energy technologies and energy types:  renewable (solar, biomass, wind, hydro, geothermal), fossil (oil, gas, synthetic), nuclear, along with storage, transmission, and conservation.  Focus on evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems in the context of political, social, economic, and environmental goals.
Course period23/08/20 → …