New Energy Technologies: Energy Transition and Sustainable Development

Explore the development of new energy technologies and discover key energy challenges with this online course.

Discover how business and technology are taking on the world’s energy challenges

In a world facing pressing energy challenges, the need for alternative energy and new energy technologies has never been more pressing. This course explores the new and upcoming technologies that may help solve some of the world’s biggest energy challenges - examining them from both a business and technological perspective.


Created by Grenoble Ecole de Management and Tenerrdis, alongside Air Liquide, GE Renewable Energy, CNR, Think Smartgrids, Yélé Consulting, Schneider Electric and Grenoble Institute of Technology, it uniquely combines leading academic research with on-the-ground experience.

What topics will you cover?

Energy Efficiency

• Global energy challenges

• Policy fostering energy efficiency

• Key energy efficiency markets and trends

• Prosumers’ concept

• Digital revolution

• Projects in energy efficiency in Europe


Solar Energy

• Converting solar energy

• Solar PV market

• Economics and competitive field

• Market and stage of development in France and Europe

• Main industrial actors and key markets

• Trends and innovations for the future



• Definition of hydropower. The different kinds of hydropower turbine and dam

• Challenges of hydropower development

• New energy markets, storage & flexibility

• Facts, figures and main actors

• Impact and development of ocean and tidal energy

• Innovation in hydropower



• Biomass energy & why biogas

• Anaerobic digestion (methanisation)

• Different usages/applications of biogas

• Biogas market in France and in Europe

• Main actors in this market

• Innovation projects in this field



• Definitions of hydrogen and hydrogen-energy

• Development/production from renewables

• Hydrogen as an energy storage solution

• Hydrogen for energy applications

• Main actors in France and Europe

• Innovation projects, road-maps and trends.


Smart Grids

• Definition of a smart grid

• Smart grid as key element of the future electricity system

• Smart grids connected with Smart buildings and Smart cities

• Links between Smart Grids and Storage

• Main actors in France and Europe

• Trends and innovation projects in the smart grids field


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