MIT Energy Initiative
Energy Classes at MIT

Strategic Opportunities in Energy

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Elective

Class Number

15.933

Level

Graduate

Term

Fall

Description

Introduces the energy system in terms of sources and uses, market characteristics, and key metrics. Provides frameworks for understanding the structure and dynamics of the sector and the drivers of the energy future. Opportunities resulting from demand growth, supply challenges, environmental constraints, security of supply, technology breakthroughs, and regulation are analyzed from the perspectives of both established players and entrepreneurs. Student teams engage in projects that evaluate a segment of the energy landscape and develop a strategic prospectus for a new business opportunity.

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