Apr 18, 2024  
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ENSY 4700U – Energy Policy, Standards and Safety


Discusses energy policy as it relates to local governments (cities), as well as regional and national governments. Discuss, by major type and system, inherent risks associated with energy. Design ways to reduce these risks. Topics include: the geopolitics of energy – historical and projected; energy supply and urban resilience; energy safety and security – the role of regulations, consideration of public health and safety by fuel type; threats from energy and potential disruption of supply; typical codes and standards associated with energy supply and public safety; the role of long term energy planning; energy intensity; energy poverty; the role of the private sector in energy security; decentralized vs centralized energy systems. The role of energy in today’s economies and anticipated global trends of demand and supply will be defined.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): ENSY 1000U  and ENSY 2410U  
Corequisite(s): ENSY 4600U  



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