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Power Mix and Economics for Energy Transition

The key objective of this masterclass is to share fundamental insights on energy generation technologies alongside market trends and needs. How do we generate energy? What is the role of energy engineers in the energy sector? Why is our economy tied to energy? What are the current energy trends and what is their impact on households and the economy for the coming winter and beyond? As part of his Masterclass, Professor Morsili will also demonstrate how electricity is generated and supplied to French and European households to satisfy their daily needs at the lowest carbon emissions. He will end with an online assessment of our individual digital environment footprint in kg CO2-eq.

Associate Professor Salah Morsili

Professor Morsili has management, strategy, and experience from his work in the energy industry. He started his career as a power plant design engineer, then a project director for new power plant projects in Latin Amercia, Russia, Middle East and France. In 2021, he took the lead within EDF (Electricité de France) as engineering managing director in charge of implementing a global energy digital transformation.

Professor Morsili is an energy engineer and economist with an MBA in International Business, and a graduate from Oxford University, HEC Paris, and La Sorbonne University with MSc in Nuclear Energy, Artificial Intelligence, and Economics. He is also Associate Professor at French Petroleum Institute (Ecole Polytechnique), CentraleSupelec engineering schools and lecturer at Sorbonne University. His domain of expertise covers Energy generation technology design, energy geopolitics, macroeconomics, micro grids, energy transition, AI and thermo-fluid dynamics for nuclear and renewable energy.

He recently assisted the CAE (Conseil d’Analyse Economique) with economic modelling related to continually changing energy markets, particularly the competitiveness of electricity tariffs for heavy industries between France and Germany.

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