Environmentally Friendly Power Production
- Course code: MVKN95
- Language of instruction: English
- Credits: 7,5
- Level: Second cycle
The course during study period 1 aims at providing an understanding of different types of power plant processes, their operation, environmental effects and suitability for today's power systems. Emphasis is placed on emissions of CO2, The covered power generation processes are: renewable (solar power, wind power, hydro and bio-fueled thermal power plants), nuclear and fossil-fired power plants with CO2 capture.
Also related topics such as the drivers for electricity demand, matching production with demand, the physics of climate change and a few more topics will be discussed in seminars.