This course will examine the role of energy access in shaping national security strategies and economic development over the course of the 20th century to the present day. Students will examine national energy policies, the private-public relationship between governments and energy companies, and the relationships between exporters and importers of hydrocarbons, biofuels and nuclear materials.

This course covers exergy and exergy-economic analysis of different renewable energy systems in order to select technically and economically best energy systems. The system design and modelling based on these analysis will be discussed also.

Integrated Energy Systems-Modeling & Optimization