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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.
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Energy Services (IST)

This course introduces the concept of energy services and presents the modeling principles to design sustainable energy systems. The course will occur through a self-paced methodology, which means that will be open for a longer period and all the materials and evaluation are already available. Since there are [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Understanding Nuclear Energy (edX)

Learn the science and technology behind nuclear energy and the special features of this energy source. In this nuclear energy course, we will tackle provocative questions such as: Is nuclear energy a good substitute for fossil fuels to reduce our CO2 emission or not?; Can nuclear reactors operate safely [...]
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Inclusive Energy Systems - Exploring Sustainable Energy for All (edX)

Explore the impact of social and technological changes on the future provision of clean and affordable energy services. Learn how to navigate towards an inclusive energy system for all world citizens, while satisfying greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The provision of sustainable energy services for all world citizens is [...]
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Transforming Energy Systems: Why Governance Matters (FutureLearn)

Dec 7th 2020
Transforming Energy Systems: Why Governance Matters (FutureLearn)
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Tackling climate change demands profound and rapid energy system transformation. Discover how effective governance enables this. Understand the importance of governance for rapid energy system decarbonisation. Energy governance includes the rules, regulations, institutions and politics that affect energy system change. Effective governance is key to the transformation of [...]
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Energy Principles and Renewable Energy (edX)

An introduction to the language of energy, key scientific principles that underpin energy systems, future energy challenges and available renewable energy options. This course addresses the important global issue of transitioning to a sustainable energy future.
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Energy Within Environmental Constraints (edX)

A quantitative introduction to the energy system and its environmental impacts. Humanity faces an immense challenge: providing abundant energy to everyone without wrecking the planet. If we want a high-energy future while protecting the natural world for our children, we must consider the environmental consequences of energy production and [...]
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