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pre372 - Generation and Storing Technologies (Complete module description)
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Module label Generation and Storing Technologies
Module abbreviation pre372
Credit points 4.5 KP
Workload 135 h
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme European Master in Renewable Energy (EUREC) (Master) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Skills to be acquired in this module
By the end of this subject, students should be able to display a clear understanding of the state of the art of RE power generation technologies, the theoretical aspects of storage technologies and the impact of electric vehicles in the electric grid.
The student will get a suitable knowledge about the following topics:
- Distributed Generation main concepts
- New generation technologies
- Wind power generation
- Biomass power
- Hydraulic Power
- Storage
- Electric vehicle regarding grid integration
Engineering analysis:
Graduates will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the state of the art of RE power generation technologies and related aspects as storage or impact in the electric grid.
Transferable skills:
Graduates will be able to work effectively as a professional and as team member in the resolution of technical problems. Also, graduates will demonstrate their abilities to communicate effectively in multinational groups.
Module contents
1. Basics aspects of Distributed Generation
- Challenges of the SEP operation due to the high penetration of RES
- Challenges and technological trends in the renewable energy grid integration
- Advantages and disadvantages of distributed generation
- Optimization of the integration of distributed generation
- Marine and offshore technology generation and market
- Visit to PV system facility
- Applications of hydrogen and visit to the Hydrogen Foundation
- Visit to a hydroelectric plant
- Electric Vehicle
- Wind prediction techniques
2. Storage
- State of the art storage
- Batteries
- Flywheel
- Storage systems based on ultra-capacitors
Recommended reading
A. Ter-Gazarian: Energy Storage for Power Systems. IEE Energy, No 6.
Felix A. Farret and M. Godoy Simoes: Integration of Alternative Sources of Energy. John Wiley and Sons, 2006.
Ann-Marie Borbely, Jan F. Kreider: Distributed Generation. CRC Press, 2001.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method
Previous knowledge
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
After end of lectures of module
Written exam (42.5%): 2 hours
Subject’s work (7.5%): approx. 4 hours (Subject’s work refers to the different assignments that students are asked to finish after a preliminary session during the lessons)
Presentation (50%): 20 minutes (developed topic)
Type of course Seminar
Workload Präsenzzeit 0 h