Energy Efficiency and Storage

Module Title Energy Efficiency and Storage
CompetencyAnalyzing energy storage technologies and EE measures for RE systems
Courses Title Teaching Method SWS Credits Performance requirements/Examination
Energy Storage
lecture,
(group) work
2 2 evaluation of (group) work
Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes
lecture 3 3 written/oral exam
Semester summer
Responsible Dahlhaus
Site Kassel
Lecturer(s) Ingo Stadler
Alexander Schlüter, Gregor Schumm, Henning Meschede
Language English
Workload 75 hours course attendance
50 hours self-study
Credits 5
Recommended Qualifications  -
Learning Outcomes a) Energy Efficiency and Storage
After the successful participation in the course Energy Efficiency and Storage the students are able to:
  • distinguish different storage technologies and their role for the RE system
  • compare costs and potentials of EE processes and storage systems.
b) Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes
After the successful participation in the course Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes the students are able to:
  • analyze and model industrial EE systems.
Contents a) Energy Efficiency and Storage
  • Description of thermal storages:
    • power to gas
    • batteries
    • hydro power
    • air storages
  • Efficiency of the conversion
  • Costs for different technologies
  • Calculation of specific costs per storage capacity
b) Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes
  • Energy management systems
  • High efficiency motors and generators
  • Variable speed drives
  • Combustion control and monitoring
  • Waste heat recovery exchangers
  • Building management system
  • Design of thermal storage (cooling/heating)
  • Demand controlled ventilation
  • Steam systems, compressed air use
Media Black board and beamer, computer models, experimental measurements.
Literature
  • Lecture notes on Energy Storage.
  • D.R. Wulfinghoff, Energy Efficiency Manual, Energy Institute Press, 2000.
  • Lecture notes on Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes.
  • The Adiabatic Constant Volume Twin Calorimeter, downloadable from http://fluidproperties.nist.gov/cvht.html.