Source knowledge about energy policy processes and the organisations that power direction and boost outcomes in the energy sector. Study policy objectives. Fuel thoughts and debate a range of nuclear, fossil, renewable and sustainable energy policies
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The objective of this subject is to provide an understanding of the policy processes and institutions that give rise to the shape, direction and outcomes in the energy sector. The sources of energy policy objectives are explored and the range of policy instruments to achieve objectives is outlined. These objectives and instruments approach are then applied in the areas of fossil fuel policy, nuclear energy, the global environment, renewable energy and energy sustainability.