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Courses - Fall 2019
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PHYS662
Intersections of Technology and Policy: Modernizing the Engergy System
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be a graduate student in the Natural Sciences, Engineering, Public Policy, or Economics; or must be a senior in the above disciplines with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Credit only granted for: PHYS662 or PLCY699B.
A broad, practical introduction to the issues and assessment approaches used to evaluate technical innovation in the Energy System. Introduction to the use of Sankey Diagrams, Life Cycle Analysis, Techno-economic analysis, and Equilibrium Economic Analysis, as well as policy factors such as Energy Efficiency Standards, Vehicle Fuel Economy, Feed-in-tariffs and environmental regulations.
Cross-listed with PLCY699B. Credit granted for PHYS662 or PLCY699B.