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Energy Economics and Human Development

Learn about the economic development course that covers energy trade-off between environment and economic development.

Environmental Studies
Free Course
Learn the basics of energy use and how to interpret an energy flow diagram. This energy economics and human development training course will explain the current energy trends and show you how to perform basic usage calculations. You will be taught about basic energy and its transformation into useful energy and also help you to get detailed knowledge of a country's energy security, The different parameters that affect the quality of life.
  • Duration

    5-6 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course focuses on the most important aspects related to the energy economy, energy systems, renewable and non-renewable energy resources and the environmental impact they have on society and economy.

The course begins with basic concepts such as the flow diagram, current energy trends, and presents three examples of the energy systems and energy use balances of three different countries. You will learn to perform analysis of different energy systems and the best way to develop energy systems, maximizing efficiency with affordable costs.

Later you will learn about the main elements related to the energy economy, its importance and usefulness to face the challenges that a world with sustainable energy systems implies for a good quality life. You will also learn energy economics and the viability of energy efficiency.

 

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:


  • Explain the energy balance of a country in terms of security.
  • Discuss the pathways of end uses.
  • Define the basic concepts associated with the use of energy and its transformation into useful energy.
  • Describe the impact of energy systems on the environment.
  • Describe some basic terms related to energy use calculations.
  • Analyse the output of a power plant in terms of gross energy output or net energy output.
  • Discuss the trade-off between environment and economic development in terms of the GDP.

Certification

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