MIT Energy Initiative
Energy Classes at MIT

Urban Energy Systems and Policy

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Elective

Instructor

Class Number

11.165

Level

Undergraduate

Term

Fall

Description

Examines efforts in developing and advanced nations and regions. Examines key issues in the current and future development of urban energy systems, such as technology, use, behavior, regulation, climate change, and lack of access or energy poverty. Case studies on a diverse sampling of cities explore how prospective technologies and policies can be implemented. Includes intensive group research projects, discussion, and debate. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments.

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