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Energy and SD

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科目ナンバリング
  • G-ENE20 63167 SE17
開講年度・開講期 2020・後期
単位数 2 単位
授業形態 講義
配当学年 修士
対象学生 大学院生
使用言語 英語
曜時限 火2
教員
  • MCLELLAN,Benjamin(エネルギー科学研究科 准教授)
授業の概要・目的 This course will introduce key concepts of sustainable development, and engage students in understanding the interconnections of energy systems in the larger picture of sustainable development. The course finishes with a workshop applying these concepts to energy systems planning.
到達目標 The goals of the course are for students to understand the breadth and complexity of sustainability and its implications for energy systems. Students will learn key concepts and frameworks, and apply critical thinking and team processes to the planning of sustainable energy systems in a given context. Technical, environmental and socio-economic topics and approaches will be covered.
授業計画と内容 The course will consist of lectures and interactive sessions on the following key themes (order to be clarified in first session):
1. Sustainable development and sustainability concepts
2. Frameworks for understanding sustainability
3. Life cycle assessment of energy systems (and connections with water, pollution and resource usage) [2-3 weeks]
4. Non-renewable energy technology
5. Renewable energy technology
6. Energy in developing countries
7. Infrastructure configurations for energy delivery
8. Transitions of energy systems
9. Measurement and decision making for sustainability (2 weeks).

Followed by 2-3 weeks of workshop.
成績評価の方法・観点 Students will be evaluated on three major elements:
1. Participation in class activities and submission of out-of-class tasks aimed to solidify learning of concepts (40%)
2. Participation in the 3 week workshop capping-off the course (30%)
3. Submission of a final report (30%)
履修要件 特になし
授業外学習(予習・復習)等 Students will be required to do occasional out-of-class preparation exercises.
Slides will be provided before the lecture via PandA so that pre-reading can be undertaken.
Other references will be given in class.
参考書等
  • Suggested reading: Sustainable Energy: Choosing among options (Tester et al., 2005)