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Q&A | Frank Qiankun Wang | 2019 Mar. 18

In this Q&A from the Climate Action MOOC, Dr. Frank Qiankun Wang, Deputy Director of GEIDCO’s North American Representative Office, discusses the need for cross-border grid connection to…

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Q&A | William Horak | 2019 Mar. 6

In this Q&A from our Climate Action MOOC, Dr. Bill Horak, Chair of the Department of Nuclear Science and Technology at the Brookhaven National Lab, answers student questions about options for…

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Q&A | Ryan Jones |2018 Jan. 30

Ryan Jones answers questions related to renewable energy. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Ryan Jones | 2017 Jul. 25

Ryan Jones answers questions relating to the 6th week of the Climate Action MOOC's 2017 run. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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How Does Hydropower Impact Water

This chapter talks about hydro-power as a part of the water energy nexus. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Energy: A Promising Pathway

To develop within a safe operating space, there must be a global transition to a renewable energy system, as growing economies are projected to have growing energy use until mid-century. Since the…

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Grid Management of Power Systems with High Penetration of Renewable Energies

There are many challenges that come with managing a power system, especially one with intermittent renewable energies, or those that are intrinsically time variable in the way they produce energy…

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Renewables: Wind

In this chapter, Professor Stephanie McClellan discusses wind power as a low-carbon solution for climate change. She discusses the wind power profiles and capacity of different regions of the world.…

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Innovative Off-Grid Energy Solutions

Vijay Modi details off-grid energy solutions in different contexts, such as shared infrastructure in Mali and Uganda. He stresses the value of grassroots off-grid energy solutions, particularly in…

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Nuclear Power

In this chapter, Bill Horak discusses nuclear technology basics. He talks about the role of Columbia in the start of nuclear energy. He describes the process of nuclear fission in detail and compares…

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Transmission, energy storage and grid integration

In this chapter, Ryan Jones discusses transmission, energy storage, and grid integration of renewables. We expect that our energy services are reliable, or that supply matches demand, and that…

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Renewables: Solar

This chapter profiles the science and potential impact of solar power. Its history is briefly profiled; notably, that it's not a new technology and has gone through multiple generations of…

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