Slovenia, Celje

Sustainable Transport and Renewable Energy in Logistics

when 12 June 2016 - 14 June 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 395

In the introductory section problems regarding to pollution of the planet will be introduced and the challenges that lie ahead. Emphasis will be on understanding operations of logistics and “nonlogistics companies in modern and sustainable society, knowledge of the concepts in the field of green logistics and green supply chain, environmental standards and the importance of assessing the carbon footprint and ways to reduce it. The second part will focus on sustainable transport and renewable energy sources as a possible alternative to conventional energy sources. The focus will be the basics of energy from the sun and the conditions that must be in place to set up solar power plants. Some examples of good practice in the use of solar energy in logistics companies will be also presented.

Course leader

Professor Tariq Muneer, Professor of Energy Engineering at Napier University, Edinburgh currently chairs an active group engaged in research on ‘Sustainable Energy and Transport’. Professor Muneer is an international authority on the subject of solar ene

Target group

Undergraduate and graduate students. No prior subject knowledge is required for this module, but students are expected to have a keen interest in the area.

Course aim

Students will understand concepts of green logistics and management of sustainable green supply chains, the importance of carbon footprint and ways of reducing and the importance of renewable energy and ways of implementing it in logistics processes.

Fee info

EUR 395: The Fee is for 3 courses of Summer School in Logistics. The Fee includes tuition and study materials for all three courses, access to the faculty library and computer rooms, company visit and some social events.

It includes half board accommodation.