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May 1st 2017

Energy issues have always been important in international relations, but in recent years may have become even more important than in the past due to the widespread awareness of existing limits to energy sources and negative climate impacts. The course discusses global trends in energy consumption and production, various available scenarios for potential developments in the coming decades, the availability of oil reserves and the evolution of the oil industry.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
May 1st 2017

The main goal of this course is to get the necessary knowledge on atmospheric and fluid dynamics in order to quantify the wind resource of a local or regional area.
We’ll learn about basic meteorology, the specific dynamics of turbulent boundary layers and some standard techniques to estimate wind resources regardless of the type of turbine used or the level of efficiency achieved.

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Apr 24th 2017

Learn about diverse and integrated markets for primary energy, and the essential considerations driving business leaders and policy makers in development of global energy resources.

Average: 1.5 (2 votes)
Apr 17th 2017

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.

Average: 4.8 (8 votes)
Mar 21st 2017

El panorama energético mundial, dominado por una demanda creciente de energía a escala global que se sustenta en el consumo masivo de energías fósiles, conlleva importantes retos a los que debe hacer frente nuestra sociedad. Planificar nuestro futuro energético es trascendental para lograr el avance de la humanidad. Sin embargo, no cabe cualquier solución, pues la necesidad de proveer de energía suficiente a una población mundial en constante e imparable crecimiento, debe compaginarse con una adecuada preservación del medio ambiente para seguir aspirando a un futuro sostenible de nuestra sociedad.

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Mar 13th 2017

Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power. In recent decades there’s been increasing global concern about the sustainability of our use of fossil fuels and nuclear power, which has led to increased interest in more sustainable renewable energy sources.

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Sep 6th 2016

Learn how to make the transition to 100% renewable energy from wind, solar and biomass for electricity, heat and fuels for a sustainable future.

Average: 7.7 (3 votes)
Apr 4th 2016

Are you considering a career in engineering? Are you fascinated by what engineers do? In this pre-college course, you will gain an understanding of the various fields of engineering and explore the engineering design process, from conceptual design and optimal choice evaluation to project construction.

Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
Jan 25th 2016

This course is designed for middle and high school students (ages 14 -18) to apply science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts to evaluate and solve global challenges. Students will work collaboratively on international teams to create a simulated, sustainable outpost on Mars. The course is comprised of five modules, and participants will hear from experts in the areas of clean water, renewable energy, clean air, food and nutrition, and Mars.

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The course follows a coherent structure, starting with a recapitulation of the geophysical basis of climate change, followed by an thorough discussion of clean energy solutions. As its heart piece, innovative thinking, entrepreneurship and business models are taught, guiding the students to the final challenge.

Average: 6 (4 votes)
Oct 19th 2015

Look to the future, learning how to develop and use models in environmental and energy economics, with this free online course.

Average: 2.5 (2 votes)
Oct 18th 2015

הנפט, הפחם והגז מניעים כיום את גלגלי חיינו. האם וכיצד ניתן להחליפם במקורות אנרגיה נקיים ומתחדשים?

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Sep 28th 2015

Amener les apprenants à mieux comprendre les grands enjeux du 21ème siècle en matière de transition énergétique ainsi que les moyens d'exploiter les différentes sources d'énergies renouvelables (soleil, vent, eau, chaleur du sol, biomasse), tel est l'objectif du MOOC "Énergies renouvelables".

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Sep 14th 2015

The course aims at providing students whose main interest is in international relations a background on energy resources, technology and economic realities.

Average: 9.8 (4 votes)
Jun 1st 2015

Changez de regard sur développement et durabilité grâce à ce cours.

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Self Paced

O MOOC Energias renováveis está dividido em 7 módulos. Para cada módulo são necessárias cerca de 16 horas de dedicação, incluindo quizzes após as aulas, materiais complementares, estudos de caso e apostilas. Os módulo são: Energia e mudanças climáticas, Energia minieólica, O Biogás, Pequenas usinas hidrelétricas, Energia solar fotovoltaica, Energia solar térmica e Eficiência energética em edifícios.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
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This Solar Photovoltaic Foundation course is designed for any individual, student or professional intending to learn the foundations of Solar Photovoltaic equipment.

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