Energy Systems Concentration-Carnegie Mellon University Africa - Carnegie Mellon University

Energy Systems Concentration

Today’s society heavily depends on electric power and we take for granted that it is available everywhere and anytime. Alternative sources (renewable energy and storage) have been utilized in the recent years to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and offer environmentally friendly energy options. Effective solutions to energy problems come from engineers and technical managers who understand the interdisciplinary challenges of energy, and who are well-informed on the broad issues of energy supply, demand, storage, utilization, policy, sustainability, and the environment.  

What skills will the student accquire?

  • Energy project development and management
  • Energy efficiency and demand side management
  • An understanding of the emerging energy policies
  • Be able to design small microgrids for a given set up

What kind of jobs can students expect after graduation?

  • Energy auditor
  • Project manager
  • Consultant
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Transmission Engineer
  • Distribution Engineer
  • Researcher

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