Renewable Energy SystemsSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainability
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

The current energy system based on fossil fuels is one of the most damaging human activities on the environment. A radical change is needed in energy planning as a critical step towards a system that could take socio-ecological systems into a safe environmental space. Denmark is recognized as being one of the world leaders regarding renewable energy transition. In 2020, Denmark produced 50% of its total electricity from solar and wind energy.


Emmanuel Gentil

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 2011). Independent environmental consultant. Senior Consultant at Copenhagen Resource Institute and for the European Environment Agency on waste management policy in EU. Ph.D. School Manager and Ph.D. researcher at DTU, Denmark 2006-2011. Master of business strategy and environmental management, Bradford. With DIS since 2013.

Sustainability, Emmanuel Gentil