Italy, Residential Course in Astana (Kazakhstan)

GEM: Green Energy Managment

when 28 August 2017 - 10 September 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The aim of GEM (Green Energy Management) Summer School is to provide international students with a context sensitive first-class training in the field of Green Energy Management and renewable resources. After a broad overview of green energy development in the world and in Europe, energy production from renewables, environmental markets (CO2- EUAs certificates), and water demand management will follow. New topics will be discussed in this 2016 edition: animal waste management and statistical analysis for climate variables with related case studies. Leading scientists from Europe and industrial and institutional partners will be part of the teaching staff, bringing in their expertise and experience. Visits to local research laboratories will also be organized. The program will be held at: Ettore Majorana Centre in Erice (Sicily); a unique location famous for its beauty, history and scientific relevance, will provide the faculty and participants to engage in dialogue and knowledge sharing.

Course leader

Prof. Silvana Stefani

Target group

Bachelor and Master students interested in Green Energy Managment

Course aim

GIving student knowledge of the following topics:
The world green energy scenario;
Biogas/biomethane generation for a circular economy;
Renewable resources: the Spain experience; Hydrogen Energy in transportation in Portugal;
Modeling wind and sun for renewable production;
Photovoltaic energy; Hydroelectricity production; Recycling in Agriculture;
Water management;
Energy finance;
The electricity markets;
Weather derivatives;
Evaluating energy projects;
Energy management in a fragile environment (the case of Canary Islands);
Experience from a private consulting company in the energy sector.

Fee info

EUR 600: Tuition Fee, and accomodation costs in Astana and Zerenda (Kazakhstan)