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31%

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got a tangible career benefit from this course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 28 hours to complete

English

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Week #1 : Introduction to global energy trends and scenarios

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 143 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Global energy consumption7m
What is a scenario ?8m
World Energy Outlook 201940m
Interview with Tim Gould - IEA26m
Energy transition9m
Energy and environment8m
Energy security and energy poverty11m
Interview with Professor Manfred Hafner part 110m
Interview with Professor Manfred Hafner part 28m
4 readings
Example #1: BP energy scenario10m
Example #2: Shell energy scenario10m
COP21 - Paris Agreement10m
The IPCC report of 201810m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Assessment Week 120m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Week #2 : Policies for decarbonisation

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 162 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
ETS/Carbon Tax Group Event16m
Interview with Barbara Mariani - FleishmanHillard16m
CCUS Group Event12m
Interview with Samantha Mcculloch - IEA15m
International initiatives: Kyoto, Cops and Paris - part15m
International initiatives: Kyoto, Cops and Paris - part212m
Sharing the burden11m
Coal Group Event38m
Interview with Peter Fraser - IEA13m
Multilateralism and Domestic Politics4m
5 readings
ETS in the EU and elsewhere10m
Carbon Tax10m
Promoting selective solutions and efficiency10m
Removing carbon10m
Carbon Capture from air10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Assessment Week 220m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Week #3 : Renewable energy sources

6 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 273 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
The multiple sources of renewable energy - part 16m
The multiple sources of renewable energy - part 25m
The multiple sources of renewable energy - part 37m
The multiple sources of renewable energy - part 44m
Renewable sources for power generation: Hydro7m
Medium term perspectives for renewables1h 16m
Wind, Solar and Batteries - Flexibility vs. Storage1h 21m
Intermittency and system integration13m
IRENA and the innovation landscape forvariable renewables integration36m
Energy efficiency in buildings9m
Energy efficiency in transportation11m
7 readings
World renewable energy consumption in 2017 and projections10m
Renewable sources for heat10m
Renewable sources for transport10m
Renewable sources for power generation: Solar and wind10m
Power storage10m
Energy Efficiency in buildings10m
Energy Efficiency: Electric Vehicles (EV)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Assessment Week 320m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Week #4 : Oil production, reserves and ressources

4 hours to complete
21 videos (Total 162 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
21 videos
How fossil fuels were formed ? (Optional)6m
Seismic exploration (Optional)1m
How is oil extracted from the ground ?8m
Environmental management in oil production3m
Interview with Professor Nadine Bret-Rouzaut part 19m
Interview with Professor Nadine Bret-Rouzaut part 211m
Introduction to liquid fuels3m
Classification of liquid fuels (Optional)6m
Definition of oil reserves part 18m
Definition of oil reserves part 27m
Oil production scenarios and the role of OPEC - part 17m
Oil production scenarios and the role of OPEC - part 27m
Recent evolution of oil production8m
Peak oil demand6m
Five aletrnative peak stories9m
Which role for the oil companies10m
Oil companies initiatives11m
Interview with Professor Jean-Pierre Favennec - part 110m
Interview with Professor Jean-Pierre Favennec - part 210m
Interview with Professor Jean-Pierre Favennec - part 37m
4 readings
Fossil fuels formation and seismic exploration External10m
Oil extraction methods (Optional)10m
Issues about reserves and the Kashagan case (Optional)10m
Shale oil revolution in the United States10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Assessment Week 420m

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