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Our Energy Future (Coursera)

This course is designed to introduce students to the issues of energy in the 21st century – including food and fuels – which are inseparably linked – and will discuss energy production and utilization from the biology, engineering, economics, climate science, and social science perspectives. This course will cover [...]

Introduction to Thermodynamics: Transferring Energy from Here to There (Coursera)

This course provides an introduction to the most powerful engineering principles you will ever learn - Thermodynamics: the science of transferring energy from one place or form to another place or form. We will introduce the tools you need to analyze energy systems from solar panels, to engines, to [...]

Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Energy Justice: Fostering More Equitable Energy Futures (Coursera)
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Are you motivated by the idea that social justice can be served by the energy transition, but are not sure how to make this happen? Do you want to grow your ability to recognize - and do something about - injustice in the energy space? Are you a sustainability [...]

Exploring Renewable Energy Schemes (Coursera)

What do you picture when you hear the term “renewable energy?” Do you imagine fields of solar panels, giant windmills, or huge hydroelectric dams? Those are all examples of large-scale, grid-tied systems. In this course, we’ll go much smaller and focus on off-grid, stand-alone systems.

Business Implications of Intelligent and Integrated Energy Systems (edX)

Learn how digital technologies help with the energy transition and then how to use this to develop future potential business models in various energy and energy-dependent sectors. This course focuses on the emerging digitalization-based business models in the energy systems field. You will study how digital technologies can aid [...]

Digitalization of Intelligent and Integrated Energy Systems (edX)

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Digitalization of Intelligent and Integrated Energy Systems (edX)
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Learn where and how to apply intelligence to the energy grid to create a digitalized, automated, integrated and optimized energy system. The course discusses state-of-the-art digital technologies, so you are at the forefront of the power grid revolution.

Intelligent and Integrated Energy Systems in Transition: an introduction for decision-makers (edX)

Gain insight into the technology, economics, governance and management of the energy system and its current transitions to combat climate change so you can take appropriate decisions and design feasible policies. This course is designed for anyone seeking a comprehensive understanding of the current energy system, in order to [...]

Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development (edX)

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Cities and the Challenge of Sustainable Development (edX)
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What is a sustainable city? Learn the basics here. According to the United Nations, urbanization and population growth could result in an increase of 2.5 billion people into urban populations by 2050, with associated impacts ranging from increased transportation needs to more building. How do we make cities sustainable [...]

Comfort and Health in Buildings (edX)

Learn how to realize thermally comfortable and healthy buildings and how energy technologies impact comfort. Even in the well-accepted indoor temperature range of 20-24°C (68-75°F), people can experience thermal discomfort. Complaints about the indoor thermal environment are one of the major complaints building and facility managers have to deal [...]

Climate Change Science and Negotiations (edX)

Humanity is up against a tight timeline to address climate change. Learn how we can deeply decarbonize the global energy systems, and put the world on a 2°C pathway. In this course, learn solutions to mitigate the effects of the global greenhouse gas emissions causing temperature rise, and how [...]