Agenda Week 1

Agenda Week 2

Course Presenters


July 8-12 & 15-19

Dalton J. Woods Auditorium
Energy, Coast & Environment Bldg
93 S. Quad Drive
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA  70802

energy fundamentals with molecules and atomsJuly 8-12 & 15-19

Two new one-week short courses on energy and energy markets for

  • early career professionals,

  • professionals transitioning into energy, or

those seeking advancement within their career paths in industry or government.


Course Summary

Energy Fundamentals is designed to provide an overview and introduction to the energy sector, with a focus on Louisiana and the Gulf Coast Region. Participants will be exposed to the history, science, and economics of producing and consuming energy.

Week 1, “Molecules,” will cover energy derived from coal, oil and gas, biomass, uranium, and hydrogen, as well as critical materials relevant to the energy transition.

Week 2, “Electrons,” will cover the electric utility industry and the electricity supply chain, including generation, transmission, and distribution. Emerging technologies, electricity market regulation, wholesale markets, cost-of-service-based regulation, and industry growth opportunities and challenges will also be presented. 

Instruction will be provided through a series of lectures given by subject-matter experts, including LSU faculty and staff and representatives from the energy industry and government agencies.

CPD and MCLE hours will be available. Each day will have six hours of possible credit hours.

Lectures will take place in the Energy Information Center located in the Energy Coast & Environment Building on LSU’s campus. Short field trips are being considered to energy-related sites on campus and the LSU Center for River Studies facility.