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Energy System Transformation
Energy System Transformation
Drive the transition from centralised to local power systems
About this course
Aiming to better understand and contribute to the transformation of the energy system, from centralised, large-scale power production to local generation and storage, and flexible consumption?
Join this course and explore the implications of the evolution of our power system into decentralised, digitalised and secure power exchange platforms – which are more sustainable, cost-efficient end-user focused.
Together with industry thought leaders you will examine the entire energy value chain, from generation and transmission to the distribution to individual consumers.
Get equipped to be at the forefront of a new era of energy.
Is this course for you?
This course is most suited for professionals in:
- Energy technology, renewable energy, engineering and utility companies
- Real estate, city development agencies and municipalities
- Policy making
- Management consulting
Academics with similar backgrounds will also gain value out of this course.
How does the course boost your career?
This course will enable you to:
- Identify new investment opportunities and their economic and financial viability within the new energy supply chain.
- Develop an understanding of legislative developments, likely future challenges and market evolution in energy system transformation.
- Identify the possibilities and benefits of battery storage system integration within buildings.
- Stay on top of the latest trends in energy transformation and the associated commercial and environmental drivers.
- Get a good grasp of the latest innovations and technologies for digitalisation processes, energy self-production and self-storage within buildings.
- Understand how this knowledge can be effectively applied in a commercial environment.
Teaching methods and materials
The course consists of eight modules and is self-paced. In addition to video and reading materials, some modules feature business examples and an interactive game to illustrate the content. You will be able to pose questions and share your thoughts and opinions via a discussion forum.
The assessment will be based on multiple-choice tests after every lecture and a final multiple-choice examination at the end of the course.
The course has an intermediate level of difficulty.
A research fellow at Jacques Delors Institute, working on the European energy policy. Main fields of interest are energy policy, climate policy and European defence policy.
Co-founder and COO of Watt-is, has a strong background in entrepreneurship and management. He also has strong technical and research competences in energy systems, modelling and consumption behaviour.
Associate Professor in Network and Systems Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and co-founder of foreseeti, with strong competences in cybersecurity, threat modelling and IT architecture.
Director and co-founder of the Becquerel Institute. He is the Operating Agent of Task 1 of the IEA PV programme, vice-chairman of the European PV technology Platform and manages the strategy and content of SolarUNITED.
CEO and co-founder of Grid Singularity has extensive experience in the energy sector and acute interest in distributed business models. He also serves as the Vice President of the Energy Web Foundation.
Head of Marketing and Communications at Grid Singularity and Team Member at EWF, has strong competences on decentralised solutions for (rural) energy generation and blockchain for the energy sector.
The Product Director at Foreseeti. Erik has a master’s degree in Computer Science with a specialisation in IT-Management and Enterprise Architecture from KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
An Assistant Professor at Technical University of Denmark, Department of Electrical Engineering. He has expertise on demand side management in distribution networks, and control systems architecture.
Professor of Industrial Energy Policy at Chalmers University of Technology, with several years of experience from the energy sector, serves as chairman/advisor of several companies and organisations (Europe/Asia).
Senior Consultant at Sweco’s Energy Markets group, has extensive experience of the Nordic electricity market. Areas of expertise include energy statistics, market design, regulation and renewable energy issues.
Works on strategic initiatives to strengthen the implication of industry in InnoEnergy. She leads Societal Appropriation, a people-centered approach to engage consumers and citizens in the energy transition.