75591 - RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCTION

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2015/2016

Programma/Contenuti

  1. Energy and the environment: seeking sustainability
  2. Established renewable energy systems: wind and hydropower
  3. Established renewable energy systems: solar energy
  4. Conventional energy systems: transition to renewable energy
  5. Energy policy: instruments for change
  6. Regional and global energy policy: comparative policy assessment
  7. Energy supply security: the role of renewable energy
  8. Energy futures: integrated systems

Testi/Bibliografia

Robert Ehrlich, 2013, “Renewable Energy: A First Course”, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-1439861158

David MacKay, 2008, “Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air”, available to download for free: http://www.withouthotair.com [http://www.withouthotair.com/]

Metodi didattici

Standard lectures; flipped classroom; case study

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

One group presentation (15 minutes) and executive summary (500 words) on the last day of the module (50% of the mark) plus an exam (50%).

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Konstantinos Chalvatzis