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This course is an introduction to the Master Programme Sustainable Energy Technology at TU Delft and is aimed at Bachelor students from science and engineering disciplines.
What you'll learn:
- Assess energy use and the potential for energy reduction for transport, industry and buildings
- Calculate the potential attribution of different sources of renewable energy like wind, solar and biomass and how to integrate them in an energy system
- Design a plan for a 100% sustainable energy system
Week 1: Definition of Energy Use
The use of energy in transport, building and manufacturing.
Week 2: Generation of Renewable Energy
How much can you generate from all the different sources?
Week 3: Energy Balances
How can you analyse energy and what are the climate effects?
Week 4: Policies for Sustainable Energy
How to stimulate the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency?
Week 5: Wind Energy
Technologies to generate energy from wind
Week 6: Solar Energy
Technologies to generate Energy with photovoltaic systems
Week 7: Biomass
Technologies to generate energy from biomass
Week 8: Electrical Power System
How to integrate renewable energy in de Electrical Power System
Week 9: Storage
How to store energy?