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Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Skills and competences

On completion of the master's degree, students will be able to:

  • plan and manage the consumption of energy and mineral resources for renewable and non-renewable power;
  • determine life cycles and ecological, water and carbon footprints;
  • calculate energy balances to determine performance and improve energy processes;
  • identify and clearly explain the environmental impacts associated with power generation projects and plan solutions based on the use of renewable energy and minimal environmental footprint;
  • act as advisors for renewable energy projects and sustainability initiatives and examine the economic viability of power generation projects;
  • identify different methods of energy storage and the corresponding logistics and stock management strategies;
  • identify systems for the production, transport, distribution and use of different forms of energy and the associated technologies;
  • use legal concepts and sources of legal knowledge (law, doctrine and jurisprudence) to protect the environment; and interpret and apply international and Spanish guidelines to the regulation and promotion of renewable energy.

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