Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog
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PPM 676 - Energy Policy and Planning


This class will introduce the field of energy systems policy and planning with a view to providing students the background in energy issues, law, economics, and politics to effectively plan for energy use and production at the regional and local levels. The course will cover the history of energy use in industrial economies, competition between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources and between increased supply and reduced demand as the paths to energy futures. Particular attention will be focused on state and local aspects of energy policy, including energy facility siting and electricity market regulation. The course will also cover the evolution of energy supply and conservation technologies and their potential impacts in transportation and the built environments.

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Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Policy, Planning, and Management



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