Madrid, Spain

Clean Energy

online course
when 12 July 2021 - 18 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 120

This course addresses the environmental impacts of the current energy model and the urgent need to undertake an energy transition and move towards a model based on renewable energy.

Clean Energy
MODULE 1: I. Environmental impact of energy systems, Climate change, pollution and the need of clean technologies, II. Renewable technologies for energy provision, From conventional energy sources to renewables, status of development and challenges
MODULE 2: I. Photovoltaic solar energy (PV), Operation principles, components, applications, economics, II. Guided tour of the Solar Energy Institute, Laboratories for manufacturing and characterization of PV devices, and for research on PV systems
MODULE 3: Manufacturing of PV cells and modules, by industry talk by Dr. Eduardo Forniés, Aurinka PV

Course leader

Prof. Carlos del Cañizo

Target group

1st- and 2nd-year graduate students

Course aim

Provide students with insights into technology trends.

Fee info

EUR 120: Course tuition fee


A limited number of scholarships covering tuition fees are available.