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Course Objectives:

M.Sc. in Energy Management & Sustainability is designed to prepare and equip future energy managers with skills to conceptualize, plan, develop, budget, finance, leverage, bid, project management, construct, commission, operate and manage mega-projects in Energy and Power Sectors.

Mode of execution: The course is offered in Evening and weekend classes. Regular as well as professional and executive training program aims at capacity building of corporate sector for policy planning and operational energy management. The course will be offered on campus instructions, visits seminars, training modules case studies. Each course module may be delivered as delocalized and onsite executive training program meeting the need of client.

Learning Outcomes: MSEMS is a terminal professional degree aimed to develop energy managers to manage mega-projects. Equipped with the knowledge imparted in the Energy Courses, the scholars shall acquire the capability to break new grounds and produce new knowledge by undertaking research work in the field of Energy Management & Sustainability, specifically for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and generally for Pakistan. MSEMS graduates shall pursue research work leading to the MS degree in form of a project or thesis. UET will embark on awareness campaign about MSEMS and to create market demand for MS degree in Energy Management & Sustainability degree holders in the market place. Keeping this in view, the USPCASE at UET, Peshawar decided to offer a Master of Science in Energy Management & Sustainability (MSEMS) with following credit works:

Focus Areas.

Energy Entrepreneurship, Planning and management, Public /private policy and practice, Energy audit, Sustainability & political economy of global energy reserves.

Criteria and Requirements:

Eligibility Criteria:

B.S./B.Sc. Engineering, M.Sc. Natural Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, etc.), M.A. Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science), City and Regional Planning, Architecture, Law, Business, Finance, and Management).

Degree Requirement: MS Program would comprise of 32 Credit Hours in both Core and Elective Courses, as well as the thesis.

Seat Allocation:

Seat allocation (per semester) for Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Renewable Energy Engineering: 25 seats with 50% allocation for female candidates as per requirement of USAID. Female candidates must fulfill the university criteria for admission in M.Sc. Program.

Detail of Core Courses

12 Core Course credits required by all students enrolled in the Program.

Course Codes

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 501

Strategic Organization Management (Public/Private Sector )

3

CAS-EMS 502

Sustainable energy management and development

3

CAS-EMS 504

Management of energy technology and innovation

3

CAS-REE 516

Energy Quality management and Standards

3

CAS-EMS 601

Thesis Project

6

Elective Course Options.

Elective Courses: 14 credits

14 Credit Hours required. Students to select Thesis: 6 credits.

Course Codes

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 505

World Energy politics and supply chain analysis

3

CAS-EMS 506

Energy Tariff and Financials risk management

3

CAS-EMS 507

Energy Business Models and Marketing Strategies

3

CAS-EMS 508

Global & Local Energy demand analysis

3

CAS-EMS 509

Energy Service Companies Management

3

CAS-EMS 510

Energy regulatory affairs & Business Laws

3

CAS-EMS 511

Energy Project Management (Public & Private)

3

CAS-EMS 512

Energy modeling, Optimization and decision making

3

CAS-EMS 513

Energy security studies

3

CAS-EMS 514

Global sustainability and international obligations

3

CAS-EMS 515

Energy environment and climate change mitigation

3

CAS-EMS 516

Energy Business Management

3

CAS-REE 517

Energy Audit and Planning

3

CAS-REE 519

National/Provincial Energy Planning, Policies & practice.

3

CAS-REE 515

Environmental Impact assessment for Energy Systems.

3

CAS-EP 520

Research Methodology

2

Core Courses

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 501

Strategic Organization Management (Public/Private Sector )

3

Course Objectives:

· The main objective of this Course is to enable the future energy managers to cause growth and manage public sector companies and organizations with state of the art management and solution tools & techniques. It is expected that the degree holders will be placed in key positions therefore, it is incumbent upon the degree holder to have high level academic knowledge of Organizational Management & Strategy.

Contents: This is one of the Core Courses of MSEMS. The main objective of this Course is to enable the future energy managers to cause growth and manage public sector companies and organizations with state of the art management and solution tools & techniques. The course would have real time case studies of main public sector, change management and on high growth strategies. This course will enable the scholars to identify the key factors and elements that are influential in the design of an organizations of the 21st Century. This course will equip the scholars with Public Sector Companies Good governance techniques, rules and risks. The course will equip the scholars with PPP mode of business and how to leverage public sector advantages to create mega-projects and investments.

Recommended Text:

• Karl Mallon (Editor), “Renewable Energy Policy and Politics: A Handbook for Decision-

Making” Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2006, 288 pages.Dewey Library, HD9502.A2.R446 2006.

• Government as Entrepreneur by Albert N. Link, Jamie R. Link.

· Public/Private Partnerships: Innovation Strategies and Policy Alternatives by Albert N. Link

Course Outcomes:

· It is expected that the degree holders will be placed in key positions therefore, it is incumbent upon the degree holder to have high level academic knowledge of Organizational Management & Strategy.

· The course would have real time case studies of main public sector, change management and on high growth strategies

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 502

Sustainable Energy management and Development

3

Course objectives:

The scholar can perfect their skills in report writing and modern scientific management regimes.

· Can implement modern project management systems as an incentives .The present and projected energy scenarios in the country depicting the energy requirements, availability, dependence on imports, resource & technological constraints, socioeconomic issues etc

Contents:

Sustainable vs unsustainable resource depletion . Sustainable management of natural and human resources. Energy Resources, Energy Scenerio, Issues & Challenges, Vision, Need for an Energy Policy, synopsis of earlier National Energy Policies. Modern management practices and sustainable future planning.

Energy Independence, Energy Security, Sustainable Development of Energy Sector.

The important role of energy in industrial, and economic development .Understand the responsible and sustainable development. Global responsibility as one world global citizen. Post fossil fuel era, ocean as energy reservoir .

Green energy approach. Consequence and prospects of resource depletions and new energy technologies.

Environmental cost of energy mega projects.

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

· Fanchi, John R. ”Energy in the 21st century” Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2005, 243 pages. Barker Library, TJ163.2.F362 2005.

· Jefferson W. Tester, Elisabeth M. Drake, Michael J. Driscoll, Michael W. Golay, William A. Peters, “Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options”, The MIT Press, 2005, 870 pages.Hayden & Barker Library, TJ808.S85 2005.

Course outcomes:

· Scholars should be able to predict a concise route for sustainable development.

· Be able to understand and implement good sustainable management practices

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 504

Management of Energy Technology & innovation

3

Objectives:

· The purpose of this course is to generate out of the box and innovative ideas amongst the scholars.This Course is designed to encourage and impart skills, tools and techniques to national scholars to establish their own ESCOs under low risk profile. The mini/mirco hydel is one great example that will be taught in the class and interacted with PEDO so that scholars can do businesses on planning, construction and O&M in remote areas.

Project management (Scope definition, Planning and Scheduling, Critical path analysis), People management (Understanding yourself, Understanding other people, Working in teams, Dealing with conflicts), Marketing (Marketing technology, Selling technology, Market segmentation), Negotiation (Preparation for negotiations, Negotiation process, Win-win Solutions), New product development (Commercializing technology, Market drivers, Time to market, Focusing technology, Concerns), Presentation skills (Understanding your audience, Focusing your message, Successful presentations, Getting your message across), Finance (Profit and loss accounts, Balance sheets, Cash flow forecasting, Project appraisal), Business game (Working in teams (companies), students will set up and run a technology company and make decisions on investment, R&D funding, operations, marketing and sales strategy), Innovative Financial & Enterprise Models for Renewable Energy Systems, Management of innovation Component.

Recommended Text:

· The Management of Technological Innovation: Strategy and Practice by Mark Dodgson, David M. Gann, Ammon Salter.

· The Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship by Rolf W_stenhagen, Robert Wuebker.

Course Outcomes:

· Scholars should be able to predict a concise route for sustainable development.

· Be able to understand and implement good sustainable management practices.

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-REE 516

Energy Quality Management and Standards

3

Course Objectives:

· Optimally utilize the exergy content of various renewable energy sources. The evaluation of the optimum energy systems for specific districts is an essential part of EQM.

· IEC quality standards in energy .

· ISO 50001 Energy Management system.

· Total quality Management in energy production systems.

· Can compare between solar PV standards certifications and testing system in world.

Contents:

The course includes local and global quality standards in renewable energy technologies such as solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, bioenergy, and wind energy. Quality and efficiency tests, certifications, standardizations calibration .Performance and efficiency management and sustainability related issues. PV standards. astm international, Australia—standards Australia, Canada—standards council of Canada ,china—standardization administration of china. European committee for electro technical standardization (cenelec), global approval program for photovoltaics (PV gap). International systems for PV system standardization. Testing and Routes to Certification in renewable energy system. Hydrodynamic Testing, overview of facilities and techniques for testing offshore renewable energy technologies, Review of existing facilities worldwide and their capabilities, overview of facilities and techniques for testing wind turbine rotors, Total Quality Management (TQM), ISO 9000, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma components.

Recommended Text:

· Solar Power Generation Problems, Solutions and Monitoring By Peter Gevorkian, Cambridge University Press 2016.

· Guideline for Certification of Solar Energy Equipment, The Commission, 1975.

· How to Solar Power Your Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained SimplyBy Martha Maeda, Atlantic Publishing Company, 2011.

· Solar PV Engineering and Installation: Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification, Sean White, Routledge, 2015.

Course Outcomes:

· Be able to provide technical input and advice on best Energy quality system available in world

· Be able to develop bench mark standards for solar, fossil and other renewable sources of energy.

· Be able to qualify as certified quality manager in one of the renewable energy system

Elective Courses

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 505

World Energy politics and supply chain analysis

3

Course Objectives:

This course will review World primary and secondary energy resources, including but not limited to oil, gas and coal resources and location of resources in various countries and regions as well as major demand centers. Energy Resources, Energy Scenerio, Issues & Challenges, Vision. Energy Independence, Energy Security.

Contents: This course will review World primary and secondary energy resources, including but not limited to oil, gas and coal resources and location of resources in various countries and regions as well as major demand centers. Various energy markets, trade routes for movement of liquid hydrocarbons (petroleum products, LPG, LNG etc.) and gas pipelines will be discussed. Roles of National Oil companies (NOCs), Provincial Oil companies (POCs) and International Oil Companies (IOC) and major oil and gas producers, including OPEC & non-OPEC will be examined. World oil, gas and coal demand supply and its impact on the fuel prices will be discussed. This course will also review future world energy outlook, the strategies being adopted to meet the future projected requirements and the lessons for the national/ provincial policy makers. Geopolitics and diplomacy will also be referred. Provinces will also be integral part & independent energy strings for both national & international sustainable energy across the globe. This course will introduce the scholars to various forms of energy, classifications of energy reserves, energy measurement units and consumption patterns. Energy balance sheets and input output models would be prepared. Scholars will also be familiarized with various energy production and conversion technologies and their future prospects (oil, gas, coal, electricity, renewable, atomic energy etc. The course will also discuss the issues in energy resources at Pakistan and global level with a view to find solution.

Recommended Text:

· Fanchi, John R.” Energy in the 21st century” Hackensack, N.J.: World Scientific, 2005, 243 pages. Barker Library, TJ163.2.F362 2005.

· European Energy Futures 2030: Technology and Social Visions from the European Energy Delphi Survey by Timon Wehnert, et al.

· Visions for a Sustainable Energy Future by Mark A. Gabriel

Course Outcomes:

· Scholar can understand One world concept of natural resources.

· Be able to understand dynamics of energy and environment politics among countries.

  • Can conclude and predict future energy and economic scenario through ever changing international political economy

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 506

Energy Tariff and Financials risk management

3

Course Objectives:

· It is very much a practice-oriented program, starting from a study of general, market-based finance towards detailed analysis of the performance of multi-national businesses.

· It is particularly suitable for scholars who wish to pursue professional careers in many areas, including equity research, sell-side analysis, and fund management.

· Scholars will be challenged to develop new economic concepts to ease tariff burdens on the consumers yet give fair and reasonable return on investment to sponsors

Contents: This course shall get into details of multi-facet tariff in the power sector and oil and gas pricing. The scholars will be challenged to develop new economic concepts to ease tariff burdens on the consumers yet give fair and reasonable return on investment to sponsors. This course consists of detailed discussions on applications of economic concepts for exploitation of energy resources on one hand and delivery of energy products on the other hand at both macro and micro level. These discussions will be based on real life examples of Pakistan economy and global energy dynamics. The topics will include micro economic foundation of energy demands and supply; regression analysis, elasticity of demand curve fitting techniques for future energy projection; economic allocation of energy resources and pricing issues; macro economic linkages of energy delivering system etc. It will also include discussion more so in the context of Pakistan’s experience on the energy market structure, vertical integrated utilities, emerging concepts of unbundled utilities and fair and open competition in the energy market. Some regulatory issues and experience of Pakistan’s energy regulatory bodies will be discussed in the context of determination of prices of electricity, oil and gas.

Recommended Text:

· Electricity Pricing in Transition by Ahmad Faruqui.

· The Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship by Rolf W_stenhagen, Robert Wuebker.

Course Outcomes:

These discussions will be based on real life examples of Pakistan economy and global energy dynamics.

· The topics will include micro economic foundation of energy demands and supply; regression analysis, elasticity of demand curve fitting techniques for future energy projection; economic allocation of energy resources and pricing issues; macroeconomic linkages of energy delivering system etc

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 507

Energy Business Models and Marketing Strategies

3

Course Objectives:

· Various energy markets, trade routes for movement of liquid hydrocarbons (petroleum products, LPG, LNG etc.) and gas pipelines will be discussed.

· Great emphasis will be on marketing the oil & gas reserves and Hydro potential of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to prospective buyers and sponsors in other part of the country

Contents: The course will enable the scholars to capitalize on the opportunities with limited resources to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. And also assist them to select a course of action from among several alternatives that involves specific customer groups, communication methods, distribution channels and pricing structures. Great emphasis will be on marketing the oil & gas reserves and Hydro potential of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to prospective buyers and sponsors in other part of the country. A marginal cost mechanism will be discussed to give fair and reasonable marketing tools to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Various marketing tools and techniques will be examined, as well.

Recommended Text:

Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur

The Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship by Rolf W_stenhagen, Robert Wuebker.

· Government as Entrepreneur by Albert N. Link, Jamie R. Link

Course Outcomes:

· Scholar should be able to write a successful energy business plan.

· Be able to diagnose social, communication and financial constraints in an under efficient energy market plan.

· Can develop start up business plan.

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 508

Local and Global Energy Demand Analysis

3

Course Objectives:

· International Oil Companies (IOC) and major oil and gas producers, including OPEC & non-OPEC will be examined. World oil, gas and coal demand supply and its impact on the fuel prices will be discussed.

Importance of supply /demand balance for sustainable energy ecology.

Local need analysis from house hold consumer to corporate energy users.

Global energy demand past, present and future.

End user energy conservation as global responsibility.

Economic impact of energy conservation and efficiency from domestic to corporate buildings.

Energy conservation and efficiency by green building approach.

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

· Energy... beyond oil by Fraser Armstrong, Katherine Blundell.

· Oil, Dollars, Debt, and Crises: The Global Curse of Black Gold by Mahmoud A. El-Gamal, Amy Myers Jaffe.Energy Crisis by P.C. Sinha.

· Jefferson W. Tester, Elisabeth M. Drake, Michael J. Driscoll, Michael W. Golay, William.

· A. Peters, “Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options”, The MIT Press, 2005, 870pages.Hayden & Barker Library, TJ808.S85 2005.

Course Outcomes:

· Participatory course where scholars will be split in smaller groups and assigned various topics to carry out research assignments/case studies on current energy issues, which they will present to the class for open discussion and dialogue.

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 509

Energy service companies management

3

Course Objectives:

· The objective of this course is economy renaissance, especially in the energy, industrial and services sectors. Revival and turnaround of the economy through energy is one of the most important aspect of Pakistan, especially Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

· The purpose of this course is to generate out of the box and innovative ideas amongst the scholars.

· This Course is designed to encourage and impart skills, tools and techniques to national scholars to establish their own ESCOs under low risk profile. The mini/mirco hydel is one great example that will be taught in the class and interacted with PEDO so that scholars can do businesses on planning, construction and O&M in remote areas.

Contents: Energy crises and security issue took a heavy toll on the economy of Pakistan. The objective of this course is economy renaissance, especially in the energy, industrial and services sectors. Revival and turnaround of the economy through energy is one of the most important aspect of Pakistan, especially Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Topics will include, the concept of strategic management, building competitive advantage by examining internal and external factors (current and forecast), making functional, corporate and global strategies, vertical integration, diversification, corporate restructuring and unbundling, mergers and acquisitions, organizational development and control, governmental and corporate leadership. The high capex and opex is perhaps one of the largest deterrent that has made IRR of public and private sectors feasibilities below the Discount Rate. The scholars shall develop ways and means in interactive discussions to achieve the purpose of the course. High profile experts will be invited to interact with the scholars and share their experience in revival. This course will have case studies on how businesses made a turnaround. The purpose of this course is to generate out of the box and innovative ideas amongst the scholars. International research on turnarounds will be examined minutely in the Course.

Recommended Text:

• Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur.

• Entrepreneurs and Innovation: Creating Value with Emerging Technologies by Keith Herndon.

Course Outcomes:

· Environment. Laws and rules of other countries will also be examined and compared with that of Pakistan.

· Be able to plan, schedule and perform execution, budgeting, Working Capital, catch up plan. Case studies will also be included. Major software used in the project management will be discussed. National and international rules governing tenders will also be discussed.

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 510

Energy regulatory affairs & Business Laws

3

Course Objectives:

Some regulatory issues and experience of Pakistan’s energy regulatory bodies will be discussed in the context of determination of prices of electricity, oil and gas.The course will give live examples of various Acts and Rules, including Companies Act 1984, Petroleum Policies, Petroleum Rules, Power Policies, KKPRA Rules, PPRA Rules, RFP policies etc.

Contents:

It is important for the energy managers to know Energy and Business laws, especially those in the Public Sector. The course will give live examples of various Acts and Rules, including Companies Act 1954, Petroleum Policies, Petroleum Rules, Power Policies, KKPRA Rules, PPRA Rules, RFP policies etc. A few case studies will be examined in the class under interactive mode. The scholars will be required to propose changes in various laws and rules to make these efficient and bring these in line with investor friendly environment. Laws and rules of other countries will also be examined and compared with that of Pakistan.

Recommended Text:

· Karl Mallon (Editor), “Renewable Energy Policy and Politics: A Handbook for Decision-Making” Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2006, 288 pages.Dewey Library, HD9502.A2.R446 2006.

· Paul Komor, “Renewable Energy Policy” iUniverse, Inc., 2004, 194 pages.

Course Outcomes:

· Student should be able to deal with the current regulatory practices and approaches for determination of electricity, oil and gas prices at the retail level.

· Be able to compare and relate practices in various developed and developing countries and best practices will be reviewed. Utility Investment Planning and strategy formulation approaches will be illustrated by discussing planning for a power generation company.

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 511

Energy Project Management (Public & Private)

3

Course Objectives:

· The course will equip the scholars with PPP mode of business and how to leverage public sector advantages to create mega-projects and investments.

· The course has been designed to bring out the entrepreneurship element of the scholars and polish it.

· The Energy Managers of Public and private sectors organizations of Pakistan, especially that of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seriously lack Entrepreneurship, Solutions & Innovation skills, tools and techniques.

Contents: This course will present the theory and practices in Energy project management, especially mega-projects. Topics will included but not limited to project EOI, Pre-Qualification, tenders, RFP, bidding, PPRA, KPPRA, PEC, FIDIC, planning, scheduling, execution, budgeting, Working Capital, catch up plan. Case studies will also be included. Major software used in the project management will be discussed. National and international rules governing tenders will also be discussed.

The purpose of the course is to enable the scholars to understand and analyze the project management and organizational processes and strategies. The focus is on scholarly research in the field of management and organizational theory and design. The course emphasizes on the emerging issues of project management, management research, leadership styles, organizational design, policy formulation and strategic thinking. The ultimate goal is to evolve the critical thinking among scholars so that they can analyze the existing literature on project management focused on the indigenous project management organizational problems should significantly contribute to the existing body of scientific knowledge of project management.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa does need involvement of the public sector to sustain the economy. This course will present the theory and practices in Energy project management, especially public mega-projects. Topics will included but not limited to project EOI, Pre-Qualification, tenders, RFP, bidding, PPRA, KPPRA, PEC, FIDIC, planning, scheduling, execution, budgeting, Working Capital, catch up plan. Case studies will also be included. Major software used in the project management will be discussed. National and international rules governing tenders will also be discussed.

Recommended Text:

· Government as Entrepreneur by Albert N. Link, Jamie R. Link.

· The Management of Technological Innovation: Strategy and Practice by Mark Dodgson, David M. Gann, Ammon Salter.

· The Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship by Rolf W_stenhagen, Robert Wuebker.

Course Outcomes:

Be able to learn theory and demonstrate practices in Energy project management, especially mega-projects. Topics will included but not limited to project EOI, Pre-Qualification, tenders, RFP, bidding, PPRA, KPPRA, PEC, FIDIC, planning, scheduling, execution, budgeting, Working Capital, catch up plan. Case studies will also be included.

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 512

Energy Modeling, Optimization and Decision Making

3

Course Objectives:

Contents:

This course is designed to help prepare graduate students to conduct empirical research in energy and environmental economics. The course has two broad objectives. The first is to develop an in-depth understanding of specific empirical methods and research designs that are routinely used in the field of energy and environmental economics. The second is to familiarize students with some of the economic theories and institutions that are most relevant to empirical work in this area.

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

Course outcomes:

 

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Title

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CAS-EMS 513

Energy security studies

3

Course Objectives:

Scholar can diagnose the critical energy policy issues for energy independence.

Can development a solution map during energy crises and security issues. Sustainable development, energy conservation, subsidy and taxation regime during energy crises etc.

Contents:

Importance of sustainable energy ecology. Energy scarcity and energy inflation studies. Energy crises forecasting . Consequences of energy inflation, mitigation of energy inflation. Preempting and forecasting energy crises. Notable world energy crises. Global energy demand past, present and future. Economic indicators of energy inflation and crises. Energy crises : Pakistan case study

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

· California Energy Crisis: Lessons for a Deregulating Industry by Will McNamara.

· Energy... beyond oil by Fraser Armstrong, Katherine Blundell.

· Oil, Dollars, Debt, and Crises: The Global Curse of Black Gold by Mahmoud A. El-Gamal, Amy Myers Jaffe Energy Crisis by P.C. Sinha

Course outcomes:

· Scholar should be able to understand the dynamics of energy need and economic system

· Can writing an diagnostic report on preventing and preempting energy crises.

 

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Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 514

Global sustainability and international obligations

3

Course objectives:

· Scholars should be able to realize the need for sustainable development and international obligations as global citizen.

· Can write compliance reporting and event reporting on international treaties.

· Can perform monitoring & evaluation for global conventions pacts, treaties etc

· Understand the responsible and sustainable development.

· Global responsibility as one world global citizen.

· Post fossil fuel era, ocean as energy reservoir .

· Green energy approach. Consequence and prospects of resource depletions and new energy technologies.

· Identify all applicable international Norms, protocols, UN conventions, environmental cost of energy mega projects.

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

· Fanchi, John R. ”Energy in the 21st century” Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2005, 243 pages. Barker Library, TJ163.2.F362 2005.

· Jefferson W. Tester, Elisabeth M. Drake, Michael J. Driscoll, Michael W. Golay, William A. Peters, “Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options”, The MIT Press, 2005, 870 pages.Hayden & Barker Library, TJ808.S85 2005.

Course outcomes:

· Scholar should be able to learn the intergovernmental , Government-NGO and UN-Government Project coordination as well as management skills .

· Be able to perform report writing for Monitoring evaluation and compliance reporting for international treaties.

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 515

Energy environment and climate change mitigation

3

Course Objectives:

· Understand international treaties and conventions binding to global community regarding energy environment .

· Understand , Greenhouse Gases, Greenhouse Effect, Global Warming, Climate Change, IPCC.

· COP-12 and other modern international pact on environment and climate change mitigation.

Contents: Importance of sustainable energy ecology.

Assessment of technological options for responding to climate change. Overview of climate-change science; sources, sinks, and atmospheric dynamics of greenhouse gases. Current systems for energy supply and use. Renewable energy resources, transport, storage, and transformation technologies. Technological opportunities for improving end-use energy efficiency. Recovery, sequestration, and disposal of greenhouse gases. Societal context for implementing engineered responses.

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

Course Outcomes:

· Be able to diagnose the core issues and treats to global resources due to rapid industrial growth.

· Be able to provide solution to climate change and other international challenges to global environment and energy resources .

 

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Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EMS 516

Energy Business Management

3

Course Objectives:

· The course will focus on small, medium and large public & private sector businesses, especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa oriented opportunities such as oil, gas, hydro, infrastructure, contractor ships.

· The course will have high contents of case studies of successful entrepreneurs and interactive class participation.

Contents: This course is an extension of MSEMS-703. Pakistan’s economy is burdens with heavy expenditure on ex-pats not only during the planning and construction phases but also during operation and maintenance phases. The high capex and opex is perhaps one of the largest deterrent that has made IRR of public and private sectors feasibilities below the Discount Rate. This Course is designed to encourage and impart skills, tools and techniques to national scholars to establish their own ESCOs under low risk profile. The mini/mirco hydel is one great example that will be taught in the class and interacted with PEDO so that scholars can do businesses on planning, construction and O&M in remote areas. The scholars can also interact with venture capital markets to sell their knowledge and skills. Case studies will be integral part of the course work..

Recommended Text:

· Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers by Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur.

· Entrepreneurs and Innovation: Creating Value with Emerging Technologies by Keith Herndon.

· The Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship by Rolf W_stenhagen, Robert Wuebker.

Course Outcomes:

· Be able to compare and diagnose performance issue in Private/public energy business set up.

· Be able to write a start up business plan in energy sector.

· Can provide support to an entrepreneurship under economic crises.

· Can implement modern change management , market competition related issues in energy sector.

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CAS-REE 517

Energy Audit and Planning

3

Course Objectives:

· Theory and application of various energy audit standards and energy laws etc.

· Energy Conservation Act, Star Rating for Electrical Appliances, Gas, Renewable Energy, Electric power and Traditional Fuels.

· Reporting on commercial energy requirements in the country sector wise (industrial,agriculture, and domestic sectors.

Contents:

Energy Law &Policy. Energy resource survey and energy data analysis. The energy crises past, present and future,a brief history of energy consumption in industry, Energy and industrial process dynamics .Energy economics. Energy environment and society, Energy demand and availability studies. Energy economic analysis for business decisions, Micro and macroeconomic energy planning studies. Waste to energy feasibility studies, Development & Evaluation of Renewable Energy Projects, Energy Efficiency.

Recommended Text:

· An Introduction to Community Energy Auditing,Wayne P. Pferdehirt, Norman F. Kron, John F. Tschanz, Argonne National Laboratory,1951.

· Energy Management in Buildings Using Photovoltaics, Elena Papadopoulou,Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.

· Global Energy Assessment: Toward a Sustainable Future, By GEA Writing Team, Cambridge University Press.(2012).

· Investment Grade Energy Audit-Making smart energy choices, by Shirley J. Hansen, James W. Brown, The Fairmont Press, Inc.

Course Outcomes:

· Students can report on commercial energy Needs, Demand for renewables, coal, oil and natural resources.

· Make comprehensive energy audit of an industrial site, office building or production facility.

· Can advice on future energy needs and analyse the strengths weaknesses in energy and economics areas.

 

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Title

Credit Hours

CAS-REE 519

National/Provincial Energy Planning ,Policies & Practice

3

Course objectives:

· Understand the importance of energy sector in the development of country

· Understand the concept of energy policy,Energy Reserves,

· Analyze the supply Scenarios, Imports, Energy.

· Make a Comparison of Efficiency and Demand Side.

The scholars shall be equipped with tools and techniques of policy development and planning. Post 18th Amendment scenario and failure to implement it will be thoroughly discuss to assist Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa develop rational policies.

Contents: Topics include (a) demand side planning (methods of demand projection, demand management and fuel substitutions), (b) supply side planning (methods of estimation of energy supplies from indigenous resources, supply side policies and strategies etc.) (c) Financial planning (assessment of quantum of financial resources required and affordability of the investment including (macro and micro economic impacts, mobilization of financial resources including from private sector). New modern approaches like the Shale boom, exploitation of Marginal & low economic resources with ultimate energy sources will be deliberated to bring these into the main stream. Global, regional, national and provincial supply/demand scenarios will be developed. The course shall include Case Study for Provincial Setup, capacity building, infrastructure, status, policy regimes, international geopolitical energy scenario & market covering

Recommended Text: TBD

Course Outcomes:

· Should be able to conclude the net energy demand and supply statistics of National amd regional needs.

· Should be able to draft a set of SOP,s and policy updates required by the national or provincial authorities time to time..

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-REE 515

Environment Impact assessment for Energy Systems

3

Course Objectives:

· Ensure understanding for decision-making on the environmental consequences of proposed actions.

· Promote knowledge of sustainable development through the identification of appropriate enhancement and mitigation measures.

Contents: Understand the basic concepts, methodological approaches, and technological components of an Environmental Impact Assessment, Identify all applicable international Norms, National Codes and Standards concerning the environment and energy systems, Exhibit knowledge and understanding of the way that an EIA is conducted within the framework of the energy sector in Pakistan & southeast Asia

Recommended Text:

· Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II,M. K. Tolba, EOLSS Publications, 2001.

· Energy and the Environment Cost-Benefit Analysis: Proceedings of a Conference Held June 23-27, 1975,R.A. Karam, K.Z. Morgan Elsevier, 2014.

· Visions for a Sustainable Energy Future by Mark A. Gabriel

Course Outcomes:

· Students can evaluate the prospects and consequences of human activity on sustainable coexistence of various geographical components on earth.

· Should be able to perform EIA of small scale energy production or distribution projects.

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

CAS-EP 520

Research Methodology

3

Course Objectives:

The objectives of the subject are to enable students to:

• Understand some basic concepts of research and its methodologies.

• Identify appropriate research topics.

• Select and define appropriate research problem and parameters.

• Prepare a project proposal (to undertake a project).

• Organize and conduct research (advanced project) in a more appropriate manner.

• Write a research report and thesis.

• Write a research proposal (grants).

Define research, research terms, research process and the principle activities, relationship between theory and research, skill development to write research thesis, assess and critique a published journal article that uses one of the primary research methods in the field, skill development for oral presentation and publishing short paper in conference proceeding, skill development for proposal writing, case studies and discussion on research trends, design of experiments and statistical analysis methods.

Recommended Text:

· Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research, by Schutt, R. K. (7th edition). Los Angeles: Sage.

· Research Methodology, Methods and Techniques, by C. R. Kothari, New Age International Publishers.

· Introduction to Research Methods, by Catherine Dawson

Course Outcomes:

· Upon successful completion of the course, student will be able to:
Define and explain a variety of approaches to research in renewable energy.
• Demonstrate a basic knowledge of commonly used methodological tools in empirical research, including surveys, content analysis, case selection and comparison, and basic statistical methods.
• Appraise strengths and weaknesses of existing methodological approaches, including: assess conditions under which one can properly apply tools of measurement and systematic ways to make inferences and interpret data.
• Formulate research questions, develop arguments and choose proper research design in its support.

 

Course Code

Title

Credit Hours

Prerequisites

CAS-EMS 601

CAS-EMS 601

6

Nearing Completion of the Program

National Conference on Green Energy Technologies Video

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