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Socio-Economic

Students will be able to plan and manage issues of growing energy demands, forecasts, technologies and resource options for energy supply. They will also assess policy instruments that drive energy markets and mitigate market failures.

Socio-Economic

Students will be able to apply economic concepts in addressing issues related to energy markets and public policy. They will also be able to evaluate and implement appropriate financing mechanisms pertaining to energy projects.

Technical

Students will be able to design and assess small solar PV home systems for domestic applications, off-grid systems for village-wide mini-grids and larger utility-scale systems for grid-connection.

Socio-Economic

Students will be able to address gender and social dynamics of communities that have impact on energy access, and apply principles of sustainable development when formulating energy solutions for communities, taking into account climate change impact. They will also be able to assimilate the content learned from other (technical and socio-economic) courses when developing various optimal energy solutions for communities.

Technical

Students will be able to design solar thermal systems for different applications for domestic and/or commercial solar water heating, solar cooking, process heating and solar thermal power production.

Technical

Students will be able to design, simulate and optimise biomass energy production from different biomass resources and critically assess its sustainability.