Sustainable energy schedule (2)

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Sustainable Energy Innovation - Outline Spring 2011 6 Course Schedule Topic Date 1 Our current, unsustainable, use of energy 2 Demand-side - buildings 3 Demand-side - transportation and planning 4 Demand-side – industrial/food/farming 5 Supply-side - solar and wind 6 Supply-side - biofuels 7 Supply-side – nuclear 8 Exam Feb 10 9 Clemson’s energy inventory 10 Making a difference – Leverage points and energy policy 11 Making a difference - Change and innovation 12 Making a difference – Systems thinking 13 Individual project presentation and review March 1 14 Industry expert - Gaulin 15 Industry expert - Hiteshue 16 Industry expert - Putman 17 Industry expert - VanderMay 18 Project proposal presentation and review March 17 19 20 Inventing the next solutions – biomimicry 21 Project work and feedback 22 23 Project work and feedback 24 Communication 25 Final project presentations April 19 26 Final project presentations 27 Final project presentations
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Sustainable Energy Innovation - Outline Spring 2011 7 1. Our current, unsustainable, use of energy Learning Objectives Students will: Better know the background and interests of their instructor and classmates. Practice thinking about how energy relates to the biggest issues we face. Evaluate energy demand and supply in the U.S. “We have exactly enough time – starting now” – Donella Meadows “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not to their own facts.” - Daniel Patrick Moynihan Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Individual writing - your current thinking on “sustainable” energy 3. Class overview 4. Group activity – energy and the world’s biggest problems 5. Group activity – energy flow diagram https://flowcharts.llnl.gov/content/energy/energy_archive/energy_flow_2009/LL NL_US_Energy_Flow_2009.png (10 minutes) Assignments Reading “Without Hot Air” Chapters 1,2, 7, 9, 11, & 21 Review syllabus, course outline and project Video Watch Amory Lovins at Stanford lecture #1 on buildings http://www.rmi.org/rmi/Stanford+Energy+Lectures Individual meeting with me Be ready to discuss… based on your review of the course materials, what are your expectations for this course. What do you hope to get out of this
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