1. Program

1.1  Plenary lectures on « Sustainable energy » based on the book from David JC MacKay given by Damien ERNST.  Download the book

1.2. Plenary lectures given by invited speakers that will focus on specific topics related to energy.

1.3  Two group sessions per student (See Section 3).

The plenary lectures will take place during the second semester, every Tuesday morning from 8:15 am till 10:15 am, in the Building B7b, Auditoire 202.

Information about the evaluation procedure for the class is summarized in Section 4.  Past exams are given in Section 6. Presentations used during the plenary lectures can be downloaded from Section 2.

2. Presentations 

A new version of the presentation material related to a class may be put on-line on the day before the class.

Lesson 1 – 04/02/2020 – Damien Ernst
Lesson 2 – 11/02/2020- Damien Ernst
Lesson 3 – 18/02/2020 – Damien Ernst
Lesson 4 – 03/03/2020 – Damien Ernst Follow-up on lesson 3.
Lesson 5 – 10/03/2020 – Damien Ernst  Solution Number 1: Global Grid

Lesson 6 – 17/03/2020. You need to read, understand and study these two documents:

Global electricity network report

Global Grid presentation

Those will be probably discussed together during an on-line class. Questions will be asked on these two documents during the exam.

Lesson 7: 24-03-2020 Global Grid presentation. Lesson given through Lifesize from 9:15  till 10:15.  Join the meeting: https://call.lifesizecloud.com/1132011 Passcode: 12345

Lesson 8: 31-03-303 – Damien Ernst  Solution Number 2: Storage  Lesson given on Webex from 9:00 to 10:15. Join the on-line class : https://uliege.webex.com/uliege/j.php?MTID=m1fb8e62db45e641c8175b8722c6c9566

Lesson 9 : 21-04-2020 – Damien Ernst – Nuclear: the dreaming reality. Lesson given on Webex from 9:00 to 10:15. Join the on-line class: https://uliege.webex.com/uliege/j.php?MTID=mc3e96110da66799366c5a881ca051be6

Lesson 10:  05-05-2020 – Damien Ernst – Nuclear: the dreaming reality. Lesson given on Webex from 9:00 to 10:15. Join the on-line class: https://uliege.webex.com/uliege/j.php?MTID=mf3d9c6889cdae0e3ca82b16dcf90729c

==== Old program changed because of the coronavirus crisus ===
Lesson 6 – 17/03/2020 – Damien Ernst  Solution Number 2: Storage
Lesson 7 – 24/03/2020 – Raphael Fonteneau
Lesson 8 – 31/03/2020 – Part I:  Damien Ernst Solution Number 3: Efficiency – Parti II: Etienne Juvigné
Lesson 9 – 21/04/2020 – Raoul Nihart (EDF Luminus)
Lesson 10 – 28/04/2020 – Pierre Dechamps (Former Principal Policy Officer – European Commission)
Lesson 11 – 07/05/2020 – Célestin Piette (Engie)
Lesson 12 – 12/05/2020  – Mathias Berger (ULiège)



3. Group sessions

During the group sessions, students will present in English a subject related to energy.  Every group will be supervised by a professor from a department of the faculty of applied sciences of the ULg as well as an English teacher. Students will attend two group sessions in total.  During every of these sessions,  they will present with one or two other students a subject related to energy. The subjects are assigned to the students. Every presentation will last  around 15-20 minutes and will be followed by 15-20 minutes of discussion. Every session will number around 5-7 presentations. The number of students per session will be in around 20-30.

Results and group sessions schedule

Please contact Pascal Leroy by email:  eb.eg1594585637eilu@1594585637yorel1594585637p1594585637 , if there are any problems with the group sessions. The groups cannot be changed after the 7 of February.

4. Evaluation

The evaluation will be based on (i) a written exam (ii) the quality of the presentations done by the students. The written exam will count for 65% of the final grade. Every presentation will count for 17,5% of the final grade. The material for the written exam will cover all the material of the plenary lectures. The students will be noted on three criteria for their presentations: scientific content (3/6), presentation skills (2/6) and ability to answer questions from the audience (1/6).

5. Results

Results for the class

6. Past exams




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