Madrid, Spain

Sustainable Energy Technologies and Optimization

when 3 July 2023 - 7 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 350

This two-part course addresses clean energy technologies and optimization. Clean energy offers an An overview of our energy production system, based on fossil fuels and the main contributor to the emission of greenhouse gases, a reflection on the urgency to shift to clean technologies in order to limit climate change, and a review of the role and challenges of renewable energy sources (solar, wind,…), which are becoming the core of our energy systems. Optimization of clean energy systems in Microsoft Excel is an introduction to mathematical formulation and optimization techniques to find the best solution for decision-making problems using Microsoft Excel. The proposed problems are based on the operation of clean energy production systems. This hands-on course with a lot of student participation focuses on real-world clean energy production system case studies.

Course leader

Dr. David Fuertes & Dr. Manuel Chazarra

Target group

Undergraduate students

Course aim

Provide students with insights into technology trends.

Fee info

EUR 350: Course tuition fee


Students who register before 28 February 2023 will be charged a discounted rate of 315 euros.