Energy Management and Environmental Policy

Code 3.7.3325.9
Semester 9th
Flow E - Electric Power Systems
Category Obligatory by selection
Credits 4
Class Hours - Lab Hours 2 - 2
Lecturers Haris Doukas, Vangelis Marinakis, John Psarras
Links Course's Website
Web Platform Class 1: Microsoft Teams


Introduction and importance of energy management. Basic principles, involved sectors and organizational consideration of energy management within an operational production and/or service provider unit. Methodology for an energy audit. Regulation and tools for the Energy Performance of Buildings. Use of energy audit equipment. Energy balance and Sankey diagrams. Energy Management Information Systems. Financial evaluation of energy investments. Case studies on energy audits (university buildings, hospital, hotel, etc.). Modern mechanisms for energy projects financing and role of Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Kyoto Protocol and flexible mechanisms. Basic principles of environmental legislation. Environmental impact analysis. Models and techniques for analysis/evaluation of energy and environmental policies. Laboratory exercises for familiarizing students with the use of energy audit equipment and the implementation of an energy audit using an appropriate on-line energy management tool.