8 July 2022
This course addresses the environmental impacts of the current energy model and the urgent need to undertake an energy transition and move towards a model based on renewable energy.
MODULE 1: I. Environmental impact of energy systems, Climate change, pollution and the need of clean technologies, II. Renewable technologies for energy provision, From conventional energy sources to renewables, status of development and challenges
MODULE 2: I. Photovoltaic solar energy (PV), Operation principles, components, applications, economics, II. Guided tour of the Solar Energy Institute, Laboratories for manufacturing and characterization of PV devices, and for research on PV systems
MODULE 3: Manufacturing of PV cells and modules, by industry talk by Dr. Eduardo Forniés, Aurinka PV
Dr. David Fuertes
1st- and 2nd-year graduate students
Provide students with insights into technology trends.
EUR 150: Course tuition fee