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EEE407 - Renewable Energy (2023-2024 Spring)

 

Course Details

  • Venue: D203, M2 Building

  • Date&Time: 12:45-15:00 on Mondays

  • Objectives: This course aims to teach students the cruciality and fundamentals of renewable energy, current policies, design considerations and planning of a variety of renewable energy systems, basic principles of Power-to-X, feasibility assessment, energy storage, and grid integration along with microgrids and virtual power plants.

  • Contents: Fundamentals of Energy, Transformations, and Units, Introduction to Renewable Energy, Turkish Renewable Energy Policies and Electricity Markets, Solar Energy, Photovoltaic Power Plants, Solar Thermal Electricity (Concentrated Solar Power Plants), Wind Energy, Power-to-X (P2X), Bioenergy, Renewable Cogeneration (CHP) and Trigeneration (CCHP) Power Plants, Geothermal Energy, Hydraulic Energy, Ocean, Wave, and Tidal Energy, Energy Storage, Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants, Feasibility Calculations.

 

Lecture Notes

  1. Course Introduction and Scope

  2. Fundamentals of Energy, Transformations, and Units

  3. Introduction to Renewable Energy, Turkish Renewable Energy Policies and Electricity Markets

    1. Overview of Turkish Electricity Markets​

    2. Electricity Generation Corporation

    3. Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation

    4. Energy Exchange Istanbul

    5. EXIST Transparency Platform

    6. Electricity Legislations

  4. Solar Energy: PVs in the Electricity Networks, Types of PV Systems, and Overview of Components in a PV System

  5. Solar Energy: PV Design Suites

    1. PVSol: Tutorial, Google Earth, and PVSol Online ​

    2. PvSyst: Presentation

    3. Helioscope: Residential and Commercial

  6. Solar Energy: Design Considerations for PV Systems

  7. Solar Energy: Solar Thermal Electricity (Concentrated Solar Power Plants)

  8. Wind Energy: Potential and Market

  9. Wind Energy: Resource, Conversion, Generation, Electrical System, and Future Trends

  10. Renewable Cogeneration (CHP) and Trigeneration (CCHP) Power Plants

  11. Bioenergy, Geothermal, Hydroelectricity, Tidal, Ocean Current and Wave Energy

  12. Integration in the Electricity Network

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