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ENRG 549 - Energy Systems Transitions


This course explores the social and technological changes underway to transition from a fossil-fuel based energy system to a low-carbon system. We study the technology involved with existing and evolving electricity, transportation, food, and building energy systems and then interrogate the social, economic, and political structures that substantiate the existing system or promote change to a low carbon future. Also offered as UEPP 549.

Prerequisites & Notes: Graduate status. A background course in energy technology is expected. An introductory course in energy policy is helpful. Some familiarity with reading and evaluating gray and peer-reviewed literature is required
Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter



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