Renewable Energy - Resources, Technologies and Economics

Inhalt

1. General introduction: Motivation, Global situation

2. Basics of renewable energies: Energy balance of the earth, potential definition

3. Hydro

4. Wind

5. Solar

6. Biomass

7. Geothermal

8. Other renewable energies

9. Promotion of renewable energies

10. Interactions in systemic context

11. Excursion to the "Energieberg" in Mühlburg

Learning Goals:

The student

  • understands the motivation and the global context of renewable energy resources.
  • gains detailed knowledge about the different renewable resources and technologies as well as their potentials.
  • understands the systemic context and interactions resulting from the increased share of renewable power generation.
  • understands the important economic aspects of renewable energies, including electricity generation costs, political promotion and marketing of renewable electricity.
  • is able to characterize and where required calculate these technologies.
VortragsspracheEnglisch
Literaturhinweise

Weiterführende Literatur:

  • Kaltschmitt, M., 2006, Erneuerbare Energien : Systemtechnik, Wirtschaftlichkeit, Umweltaspekte, aktualisierte, korrigierte und ergänzte Auflage Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Kaltschmitt, M., Streicher, W., Wiese, A. (eds.), 2007, Renewable Energy: Technology, Economics and Environment, Springer, Heidelberg.
  • Quaschning, V., 2010, Erneuerbare Energien und Klimaschutz : Hintergründe - Techniken - Anlagenplanung – Wirtschaftlichkeit München : Hanser, Ill.2., aktualis. Aufl.
  • Harvey, D., 2010, Energy and the New Reality 2: Carbon-Free Energy Supply, Eathscan, London/Washington.
  • Boyle, G. (ed.), 2004, Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future, 2nd Edition, Open University Press, Oxford.
Organisatorisches

Blockveranstaltung, freitags 14:00-17:00 Uhr, 27.10., 10.11., 24.11., 08.12., 19.01., 26.01. 09.02.