|Module label||Fundamentals for Renewable Energy|
|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Institute directory||Institute of Physics|
|Applicability of the module||
Hoppmann, Jörn (Authorized examiners)
Knecht, Robin (Authorized examiners)
Torio, Herena (Authorized examiners)
Ziethe, Paul (Authorized examiners)
|Skills to be acquired in this module||
After successful completion of the module students should be able to:
The module is designed to give students a solid foundation to successfully start the MSc programme. The content from the field of Physics, Mathematics as well as Electrical and Mechanical Engineering aims to provide a homogenous foundation for the study of renewable energies. The introduction to fundamental knowledge from the field of energy economics and management complements the homogenized technical knowledge.
Primers: lecture notes for the respective courses
RE Management (opitonal):
Anadon, L. D. (2012). Missions-oriented RD&D institutions in energy between 2000 and 2010: A comparative analysis of China, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Research Policy, 41(10), 1742-1756.
Hoppmann, J., Volland, J., Schmidt, T. S., & Hoffmann, V. H. (2014). The economic viability of battery storage for residential solar photovoltaic systems–A review and a simulation model. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 39, 1101-1118.
Hoppmann, J., Peters, M., Schneider, M., & Hoffmann, V. H. (2013). The two faces of market support - How deployment policies affect technological exploration and exploitation in the solar photovoltaic industry. Research Policy, 42(4), 989-1003.
Gallagher, K. S., Grübler, A., Kuhl, L., Nemet, G., & Wilson, C. (2012). The energy technology innovation system. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 37, 137-162.
Jacobsson, S., & Lauber, V. (2006). The politics and policy of energy system transformation - Explaining the German diffusion of renewable energy technology. Energy Policy, 34(3), 256-276.
Nemet, G. F. (2019). How solar energy became cheap: A model for low-carbon innovation. London: Routledge.
Ossenbrink, J., Hoppmann, J., & Hoffmann, V. H. (2019). Hybrid ambidexterity: How the environment shapes incumbents' use of structural and contextual approaches. Organization Science, 30(6), 1125-1393.
Simkins, B., & Simkins, R. (2013). Energy finance and economics: analysis and valuation, risk management, and the future of energy (Vol. 606): John Wiley & Sons.
Wüstenhagen, R., Wolsink, M., & Bürer, M. J. (2007). Social acceptance of renewable energy innovation: An introduction to the concept. Energy Policy, 35, 2683-2691
|Language of instruction||English|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
|Modullevel / module level||MM (Mastermodul / Master module)|
|Modulart / typ of module||Pflicht / Mandatory|
|Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method|
|Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge|
|Course type||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload of compulsory attendance|
|Course or seminar||2||SuSe or WiSe||28|
|Exercises||2||SuSe or WiSe||28|
|Practical training||2||SuSe or WiSe||28|
|Total time of attendance for the module||84 h|
|Examination||Time of examination||Type of examination|
|Final exam of module||
Primer: During the semester
RE Management: At the end of the lecture period
Primer: Practical Exercises
RE Management: Written Exam