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. Due to the COVID-19, they will be given on-line. To connect to the class, click on the following link: https://uliege.webex.com/meet/dernst

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 – 02/02/2021 – Damien Ernst Podcast Lesson 1
Lesson 2 – 09/02/2021 – Damien Ernst Podcast Lesson 2
Lesson 3 – 23/02/2021 – Damien Ernst Podcast Lesson 3
Lesson 4 – 02/03/2021 – Damien Ernst Podcast Lesson 4
Lesson 5 – 09/03/2021 – Damien Ernst Podcast Lesson 5

Lesson 6 – 16/03/2021 – Damien Ernst Podcast Lesson 6

Lesson 7  23/03/2021 – Damien Ernst.  Global Grid presentation

Lesson 8 – 30/03/2021 – Antoine Dubois, Jonathan Dumas et François Rigo. The shift project Podcast Lesson 8

Lesson 8  20/04/2021 – Damien Ernst.  Storage

Lesson 9  27/04/2021 – Damien Ernst. Nuclear: the dreaming reality Podcast Lesson 9

Lesson 11 – 04/05/2021 – Xavier Feittweis

Lesson 12 – 11/05/2025 – Raphael Fonteneau

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.eg1642954990eilu@1642954990yorel1642954990p1642954990 , if there are any problems with the group sessions. The groups cannot be changed after the 5th 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

[No exam in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis]




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