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Present and future prospects in energy technology

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If you are taking this course as part of a FITech minor, please note that all minors will be offered for the last time in the academic year 2021-2022. Please check the individual courses for updates regarding future availability.

The reduction of emissions and the demand of energy efficiency are boosting the fact that the hybrid energy systems are coming more common in future. This course provides a current state of art in some essential parts of energy systems and their future prospects.

After completion of the course, the student has up to date knowledge on the state of the art and future prospects of the selected themes under energy technology. The focus will be in the most recent scientific work, and in the state of the art and outlook of the companies in the energy sector. The course develops critical thinking and analysis skills, and also oral and written communication skills.

The themes in spring 2022 are bioenergy, geoenergy, solar energy and hydrogen.

Kick-off lecture via Zoom is on Monday 21.2.2022 at 12:00 pm.

Completion methods

Approved special assignment (report) and approved learning diary.

More information in University of Vaasa’s course page.

Further information about the courses and studying

University of Vaasa
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Responsible teachers

University of Vaasa
Anne Mäkiranta
University of Vaasa
Carolin Nuortila
University of Vaasa
Birgitta Martinkauppi

Contact person for applications

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Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Technical studies
Energy engineering
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University of Vaasa
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General prerequisites:
Basic knowledge of physics and chemistry.
Course suitable for:
The courses are especially suitable for master's level students with some background knowledge of physics and chemistry
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