69368 Clean Energy Technology6cp
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Providing a sustainable, affordable and secure energy future through the discovery and implementation of new technology and innovation is a key challenge for the 21st century. With more people requiring energy, effective solutions need to come from a wide range of sources. In the near term various energy innovations are needed and will be the key to global energy solutions. This subject delivers an advanced technical understanding of energy challenges related to the energy supply and storage systems commonly used in our society, and solutions for addressing them from a science perspective. However, students are taught that the natural sciences/technical approach to and solution of problems is only a part of the story, and collaboration with other scientific disciplines is vital. Operation principles of basic energy generation and storage systems, their advantages, and major drawbacks are covered in this subject. Non-conventional energy and renewable energy is introduced as means of sustainable development.
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