GEM: Green Energy Management

Program code

Program Duration
10 Days

September 3rd  – September 12th  2016

1 Term: 3 CFU Full Program: 6 CFU

500 €

GEM: Green Energy Management


The aim of GEM (Green Energy Management) Summer School is to provide international students with a context sensitive first-class training in the field of Green Energy Management and renewable resources. After a broad overview of green energy development in the world and in Europe, energy production from renewables, environmental markets (CO2- EUAs certificates), and water demand management will follow. New topics will be discussed in this 2016 edition: animal waste management and statistical analysis for climate variables with related case studies. Leading scientists from Europe and industrial and institutional partners will be part of the teaching staff, bringing in their expertise and experience. Visits to local research laboratories will also be organized. The program will be held at: Ettore Majorana Centre in Erice (Sicily); a unique location famous for its beauty, history and scientific relevance, will provide the faculty and participants to engage in dialogue and knowledge sharing.

Contents covered

The broad content of the program includes:

  • The world green energy scenario
  • Modelling wind and sun
  • Statistical Analysis for Climate Variables
  • Hydrogen transportation in Portugal
  • Evaluating energy projects
  • Renewable resources: the Spain experience
  • Animal waste management
  • Photovoltaic energy
  • Power distribution with RES and storage
  • Simulation and bootstrapping in energy markets
  • Electricity markets
  • Environmental markets
  • The ENI experience in the green energy field
  • REF-E: a consulting company in the energy sector

Program Coordinator

Prof. Silvana Stefani


Erice (Siciliy), Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture

Application Deadline

30th June 2016


BA Degree

Requested documents

(to be uploaded in the application form): CV, ID card/ passport.

For further information, Contact:

[email protected]

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