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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Energy systems are rapidly transforming. As a result, jobs in the renewable energy sector are among the fastest growing in the U.S. The Master’s in Energy Systems Management equips students for positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors promoting a sustainable, low carbon future with alternatives like solar and wind power.We invite you to …

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ESM Course Spotlight: Energy Sector and Capital Markets

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance is now a major consideration for energy companies' interaction with global capital markets. While ESG captures a broad range of issues, investors are increasingly focusing on how climate change, and policies to address it, impact corporate value and costs of capital. ESM students learn how to apply frameworks that …

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ESM Speaker Series – Class of 2020 Alumni

Please join us for a Zoom-based ESM Alumni Speaker Series event. This lecture and discussion will cover the topic of Saving the Grid in an Emergency: Three Perspectives on Demand Response. Date: Wednesday, November 16th Time: 12pm-1pmHost: Jim WilliamsTopic: Saving the Grid in an Emergency: Three Perspectives on Demand Response Speakers: Brandon Britt (ESM '20)Dispatch …

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ESM Course Spotlight Renewable Energy Practicum

Second year graduate students in the ESM program learned about renewable energy systems in a hands-on workshop this Fall 2022. The class was led by Dr. Chris Graecen, and aided by Professors Jim Williams and Jalel Sager - and class Teaching Assistant, recent USF alum, and Associate at energy consulting firm E3, Joshua Spooner. This …

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WELCOME DR. SAGER!

We are pleased to introduce our newest faculty member, Dr. Jalel Sager. Dr. Sager is joining us with the mission of preparing our graduate students to be the next generation of energy leaders, focusing on research and service that addresses linked climate change-equity challenges. He brings along extensive teaching experience in various fields of economics …

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Guest Speaker Series Event

Dear ESM Community, Please join us for another Zoom-based webinar lecture as part of our guest speaker series. This lecture and discussion will cover the topic of the electric vehicles outlook after the Inflation Reduction Act. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 9th Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Format: Zoom webinar presentation with Q&A Host: Jim Williams Speaker: Francesca Wahl of …

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Guest Speaker Series Event

Please join us for a Zoom-based webinar lecture as part of our guest speaker series. This lecture and discussion will cover the topic of the investment outlook for key emerging decarbonization technologies.  Date: Wednesday, November 2nd Time:12pm-1pmFormat: Zoom webinar presentation with Q&AHost: Jim WilliamsSpeaker: Adam Palay, Breakthrough Energy Ventures Zoom link: https://usfca.zoom.us/j/83389684441  Thank you and …

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The Atlantic | The Climate Economy Is About to Explode

This article in The Atlantic captures the significance recent climate change legislation in the U.S. will have on job opportunities in the clean energy industry. The ESM Program at USF is proud of all our alumni working in this field and are excited to be educating the next generation of climate leaders. The Climate Economy Is About To Explode: A …

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