ENERGY MAJOR (MONTPELLIER CAMPUS)
WATER AND ENERGY RESOURCE OPERATION, MANAGEMENT AND OPTIMISATION
The Energy major provides an understanding of the background and issues linked to the integrated management of two resources: water and energy.
It addresses concepts relating to these two sectors through scientific and technical coursework, as well as training in political, economic, legal and environmental aspects. This major is geared towards students interested in the core issues of water and energy management in future years.
It leads to professions in the nuclear sector, energy conversation, energy distribution and management, water distribution and management, efficiency and optimization of systems, renewable energies, Control of energy, sustainable building.
Objectives: To train generalist engineers capable of positioning themselves on a broad spectrum of trades in the sectors of water and/or energy.
- Cross-functional control of energy systems, from optimizing resources to limiting losses,
- Many economic sectors offering career opportunities
- Association in the same training of problems related to resources Water and Energy
- Comprehensive and integrated approach (technical and systemic aspects)
- Sectors with many challenges, growing in France and abroad
A project of dimensioning of energy systems is proposed to the students. They are provided with the digital tools (softwares) discussed during the courses.
Examples of projects completed in 2014 and 2015:
- Development of a start-up in wind power;
- Assessment of the energy performance of a building;
- Design of an installation with a solar collector;
- Assessment of the impact of energy systems (pollution);
- Development of a system for flood prevention and warning of inhabitants;
- Recovery and valorization of fatal energies;
- Consumption: photovoltaic and building.
SPECIALISATIONS OF THE ENERGY MAJOR
WATER, ENERGY & THE ENVIRONMENT
"This programme aims to teach professional skills in the fields of water and energy. It should also train students to critically analyse the policies in effect in these areas and encourage new ideas for the future."