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### Week Zero

**Class 1**(Thursday, September 7): Introduction to the course. Introductory discussion of energy, conservation of energy, and power. [class worksheet]

### Week One

**Class 2**(Monday, September 11): Read Chapter 1 of SEWTHA (MacKay) and the Preface of SEFAS (Feldman). Bring questions and comments on the MacKay reading. Focus on pp. 11-16 of MacKay. In class we will discuss the reading and then delve into into energy/power and ways of making sense of large numbers. [class worksheet]**Homework Zero**due on Monday, September 11.**Class 3**(Thursday, September 14): More energy and power. Introduction to Windpower.**Homework One**due on Friday, September 15.

### Week Two

**Class 4**(Monday, September 18): Further discussion of windpower. Areas and proportionality.**Class 5**(Thursday, September 21): Finish windpower. Start solar PV.**Homework Two**due on Friday, September 22.

### Week Three

**Class 6**(Monday, September 15): Finish Solar PV. Start thermal energy.**Class 7**(Thursday, September 28): Efficiencies. Home Heating.**Homework Three**due on Friday, September 29.

### Week Four

**Class 8**(Monday, October 2): More home insluation. Efficiencies. Furnaces and heat pumps.**Class 9**(Thursday, October 5): Finish home heating. Time Value of Monday.**Homework Four**due on Friday, October 6.

### Week Five

**Class 10**(Monday, October 9): Valuing Investments (payback time, ROI, IRR). Spreadsheets.**Class 11**(Thursday, October 12): Finish valuing investments. Start transportation: cars.**Homework Five**due on Friday, October 13.

### Week Six

**Class 12**(Monday, October 16) Cars and Trains**Class 13**(Thursday, October 20)**Finance Report**due on Friday, October 20.**Homework Six**due on Friday, October 20.

### Week Seven

**Class 14**(Monday, October 23) Production and Consumption. Life-cycle assessments. Meter classes.**Class 15**(Thursday, October 26) Solar Thermal. Nuclear power.

### Week Eight

**Class 16**(Monday, October 30) Nuclear Safety. Food and Agriculture.**Homework Seven**due on Wednesday, November 1.

### Week Nine

**Class 17**(Monday, November 6) Biofuels.**Class 18**(Thursday, November 9) Carbon capture and negative emissions.**Homework Eight**due on Friday, November 10.

### Week Ten

**Class 19**(Monday, November 13) Grid fluctuations and storage.**Class 20**(Thursday, November 16) Conclusions**Homework Nine**due on Friday, November 17.

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