Italy, Erice (Sicily)

GEM – Green Energy Management

when 3 September 2016 - 12 September 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 500

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

Contents covered:

The broad content of the program includes:

The world green energy scenario; Modelling wind and sun; Statistical Analysis for Climate Variables; Hydrogen transportation in Portugal; Evaluating energy projects; Renewable resources: the Spain experience; Animal waste management; Photovoltaic energy; Power distribution with RES and storage; Simulation and bootstrapping in energy markets; Electricity markets; Environmental markets; The ENI experience in the green energy field; REF-E: a consulting company in the energy sector.

Fee info

EUR 500: Tuition Fee - travel and accomodation cost not included