EME 803
Applied Energy Policy

Welcome to EME 803: Applied Energy Policy

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Quick Facts about EME 803

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Students who register for this Penn State course gain access to assignments and instructor feedback, and earn academic credit. Registered students should begin with the Orientation in Canvas.
  • Course Author - Brandi Robinson, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Instructor - Erich Schienke, Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Overview - EME 803 is a required course in the Sustainability Management track of the Master of Professional Studies degree in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems and in the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management. It can also be taken as an elective for students in other tracks of the program.
  • Learning Environment - This website provides the primary instructional materials for the course. The Resources menu links to important supporting materials, while the Lessons menu links to the course lessons. Canvas, Penn State's course management system, is used to support the delivery of this course as well, as it provides the primary communications, calendaring, and submission tools for the course.
  • Topics of Study - The content of this course is divided into 8 lessons. We will devote one or more weeks to each lesson.
Lesson topics
Lesson Title
1 Energy in Transition
2 Energy Governance
3 Public Opinion on Energy and Climate
4 The Intersection of Climate, Energy, and Policy
5 Putting a Price on Carbon: Understanding our Options
6 Putting a Price on Carbon:  Scale and Other Considerations
7 Which Comes First, Technological Innovation or Policy Implementation?
8 Case Studies in Innovation

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