Coursebooks

Energy supply, economics and transition

ENG-410

Lecturer(s) :

Ballif Christophe
Binder Signer Claudia Rebeca
Thalmann Philippe

Language:

English

Summary

This course examines the supply of energy from various angles: available resources, how they can be combined or substituted, their private and social costs, whether they can meet the demand, and how the transition to a renewable energy system can be fostered.

Content

Energy resources (Christophe Ballif)

Energy economics (Philippe Thalmann)

Energy transition (Claudia R. Binder)

Case study: a CO2-neutral energy system in Switzerland

Keywords

Energy resources
Energy supply
Energy prices
Energy costs
Energy transition
Renewable energy
Decarbonisation
Decoupling
Green growth
Sustainability

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

In-depth teaching and educational support.

Assessment methods

Written exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Moodle Link
Videos

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German