Carnegie Mellon University

Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

Course Information

18-883A2: Special Topics in Energy Systems: Energy Project Development and Economic Studies




This course will introduce concepts and tools for the development and analysis of energy projects. Students will learn about energy project development processes through cases studies in the African context. They will also develop the ability to perform basic technical and economic feasibility assessments through directed projects. Topics to be discussed include financial modeling, energy yield estimation, social and environmental impact assessment and regulatory/policy analysis.

In Fall 2019 his course is broadcast from the CMU-Africa campus. ECE Pittsburgh students attend classes synchronously with students in Rwanda.

Last Modified: 2019-04-30 8:56AM

Semesters offered:

  • Fall 2019