Search result: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016
|Environmental Sciences Bachelor|
|Natural Science and Technical Electives|
|Module Engineering and Planning|
|701-0967-00L||Project Development in Renewable Energies |
Number of participants limited to 30.
|W||2 credits||2G||R. Rechsteiner, A. Appenzeller, A. Wanner|
|Abstract||Project development in renewable Energies|
Realization of projects in the field of renewable energies, analysis of legal frame conditions and risks.
The students learn basics of renewable energy project realization from acknowledged experts active in the field.
They identify different tasks of various investor types.
They develop sample projects in practice within groups
|Objective||You become acquainted with the regulative, juridical and economic requirements of project development in renewable energies in the fireld of wind power, solar power and hydro power. |
You learn to launch and judge projects by exercises in groups
You recognize chances and risks of renewable energy projects
|Content||Business models for renewable energy projects|
Introduction of market trends, market structure, technical trends and regulation in Switzerland and in the EU internal energy market
Necessary frame conditions for profitable projects
Project development samples and exercises in
due diligence and country assessment.
Exact Program in German below
|Lecture notes||PPT presentation will be distributed (in German)|
REN21 Renewables GLOBAL STATUS REPORT http://www.ren21.net
Mit einer grünen Anlage schwarze Zahlen schreiben Link
UNEP: Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investments http://fs-unep-centre.org
Renewable Energy World: Market Status http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/magazine/renewable-energy-world
Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger: Wind Technologies Market Report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory https://emp.lbl.gov/publications/2014-wind-technologies-market-report
IEA PVPS: TRENDS 2014 IN PHOTOVOLTAIC APPLICATIONS http://www.iea-pvps.org/index.php?id=92&eID=dam_frontend_push&docID=2795
Bundesamt für Energie: Perspektiven für die Grosswasserkraft in der Schweiz http://www.news.admin.ch/NSBSubscriber/message/attachments/33285.pdf
Windenergie-Report Deutschland Link
|Prerequisites / Notice||For group exercise and presentation reasons the number of participants is limited at 35 students. For exercices students build learning and presentational groups.|
|529-0193-00L||Renewable Energy Technologies I|
The lectures Renewable Energy Technologies I (529-0193-00L) and Renewable Energy Technologies II (529-0191-01L) can be taken independently from one another.
|W||4 credits||3G||A. Wokaun, A. Steinfeld|
|Abstract||Scenarios for world energy demand and CO2 emissions, implications for climate. Methods for the assessment of energy chains. Potential and technology of renewable energies: Biomass (heat, electricity, biofuels), solar energy (low temp. heat, solar thermal and photovoltaic electricity, solar chemistry). Wind and ocean energy, heat pumps, geothermal energy, energy from waste. CO2 sequestration.|
|Objective||Scenarios for the development of world primary energy consumption are introduced. Students know the potential and limitations of renewable energies for reducing CO2 emissions, and their contribution towards a future sustainable energy system that respects climate protection goals.|
|Content||Scenarios for the development of world energy consumption, energy intensity and economic development. Energy conversion chains, primary energy sources and availability of raw materials. Methods for the assessment of energy systems, ecological balances and life cycle analysis of complete energy chains. Biomass: carbon reservoirs and the carbon cycle, energetic utilisation of biomass, agricultural production of energy carriers, biofuels. Solar energy: solar collectors, solar-thermal power stations, solar chemistry, photovoltaics, photochemistry. Wind energy, wind power stations. Ocean energy (tides, waves). Geothermal energy: heat pumps, hot steam and hot water resources, hot dry rock (HDR) technique. Energy recovery from waste. Greenhouse gas mitigation, CO2 sequestration, chemical bonding of CO2. Consequences of human energy use for ecological systems, atmosphere and climate.|
|Lecture notes||Lecture notes will be distributed electronically during the course.|
|Literature||- Kaltschmitt, M., Wiese, A., Streicher, W.: Erneuerbare Energien (Springer, 2003)|
- Tester, J.W., Drake, E.M., Golay, M.W., Driscoll, M.J., Peters, W.A.: Sustainable Energy - Choosing Among Options (MIT Press, 2005)
- G. Boyle, Renewable Energy: Power for a sustainable futureOxford University Press, 3rd ed., 2012, ISBN: 978-0-19-954533-9
-V. Quaschning, Renewable Energy and Climate ChangeWiley- IEEE, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-470-74707-0, 9781119994381 (online)
|Prerequisites / Notice||Fundamentals of chemistry, physics and thermodynamics are a prerequisite for this course.|
Topics are available to carry out a Project Work (Semesterarbeit) on the contents of this course.
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