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Global Energy Issues Course

The EGR 240 is a UK core course covering:

  • Basic concepts of energy and power, including types of energy, conversion of energy and conservation of energy
  • The current mix of energy sources around the world, including coal, natural gas, oil, nuclear, solar, wind, geothermal, hydro and biomass
  • Effects of energy on different communities, nations and regions and identify the global inequalities that exist with respect to energy across the world
  • Enrolment is higher than 200 students per year

Course is offered throughout the year:

  • In the fall on UK Campus
  • In the spring on UK Campus and with a section that includes a one-week trip to Costa Rica
  • In the summer in Germany in conjunction with the most prestigious Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).