Discussion of the following questions:
- How to supply energy to all people?
- How will energy production/consumption look like in the future?
- What are the available resources?
- Which technologies will be available?
- What are the conditions?
- How can energy be used in human-friendly manner?
Energy basics, energy resources, global energy overview, energy scenarios, techno-economic aspects of energy use (external costs, life cycle analysis, ..), environmental effects of energy use (greenhouse gas emissions, ozone, ..), conventional and advanced power plant technologies, power distribution, advanced storage technologies, solar thermal power plants, geothermal and ocean energies