International

Sustainability and Energy Business (E)

level of course unit

first cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students should get clear understanding of recent
development, structure and trends of sustainability in the international context.
Students can assess national development programs as realization of goals, targets and indicators of the UN sustainable development goals.
Students get knowledge of key facts of the application of Renewable Energy Systems.
Students receive an overview over new trends in the energy business to enhance efficiency and to decarbonize the generation.

prerequisites and co-requisites

1.year of studies

course contents

Students receive an overview of the most important terms and principles of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They will check national programs of support Renewable Energies concerning their contribution to goals and targets of the SDGs. Investigation of yearly reports give an insight and a forecast for the achievement of that objectives. Especially concerning the targets of improving Renewable Energy Systems and of enhancing energy efficiency the recourses and integration into infrastructure and energy markets will be discussed. Students will be faced with new technological trends like sector coupling and smart cities visiting some demonstration labs in the region.

recommended or required reading

Sachs, J., Schmidt-Traub, G., Kroll, C., Lafortune, G., Fuller, G. (2019): Sustainable Development Report 2019. New York: Bertelsmann Stiftung and Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
"Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development". United Nations – Sustainable Development knowledge platform. Retrieved 23 August 2015.

assessment methods and criteria

assessment methods and criteria Written final exam (available as distant digital test)

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

eLearning quota in percent

0

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, working groups, excursion
30% Distant learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Wolfgang Woyke

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

IP_TEC101

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none

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