Environmental studies

Environmental studies

How much of the United Kingdom’s energy needs could be covered by renewable energy sources in 25 years?

Project description
Project Overview: The written assignment for this module is a research-based individual written project of 2,000 words. You are asked to research this topic thoroughly using approved research methods and resources. You will present your research and analysis of the subject in the format of a structured essay.

Overall Aim: You are asked to design an energy strategy to be implemented over the next
25 years. The written report should include clear explanations of the strategy chosen, as well as a detailed analysis of your findings and your conclusions.

Learning Outcomes :

At the end of the course the students will be able to:

1. Evaluate the main sources of energy and their primary applications.

2. Analyse the challenges associated with the use of various energy resources, with regard to future supply and the environment.

3. Evaluate the selection and basic design of renewable energy systems.

4. Critically analyse the design of sustainable industrial systems.