Energy Efficiency and Storage

Module Title Energy Efficiency and Storage
Module Type E
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 Cross-Sectional Technologies
lecture 3 3 written exam
Energy Efficiency through Process Integration
lecture, (group) work 3 3 written/oral exam
Semester summer
Responsible Dahlhaus
Site Kassel
Lecturer(s) Ingo Stadler
Alexander Schlüter, Henning Meschede, Ron-Hendrik Peesel, Florian Schlosser
Language English
Workload 120 hours course attendance
80 hours self-study
Credits 8
Recommended Qualifications Basics in thermodynamics and heat transfer
Learning Outcomes a) Energy Storage
After the successful participation in the course Energy 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 Cross-Sectional Technologies
After the successful participation in the course Energy Efficiency in Cross-Sectional Technologies the students are able to:
  • analyze energetically industrial processes
  • examine EE potentials
c) Energy Efficiency through Process Integration
After the successful participation in the course Energy Efficiency through Process Integration the students are able to:
  • analyze and model industrial EE systems
  • evaluate EE potentials
Contents a) Energy 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 Cross-Sectional Technologies
  • Basics in Energy Efficiency
  • Energy management systems
  • EE in cross-sectional technologies:
    • Lightning
    • Compressed air
    • Drives and pumps
    • Chillers
    • Process heating
    • Air Storages
  • Energy monitoring and measuring technologies
  • Economic assessments of EE measures
c) Energy Efficiency through Process Integration
  • Thermodynamic modelling of energy systems
  • Waste heat recovery
  • Combined heat and power
  • Design of thermal storage (cooling/heating)
  • Pinch methodology
Media Black board and beamer, computer models, experimental measurements.
Literature
  • Lecture notes on Energy Storage.
  • Hesselbach, J., 2012. Energie- und klimaeffiziente Produktion. Grundlagen, Leitlinien und Praxisbeispiele ; 34 Tabellen, Springer Vieweg. Wiesbaden.
  • Pehnt, M., 2010. Energieeffizienz. Ein Lehr- und Handbuch. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.
  • Klemeš, J.J. (Ed.), 2013. Handbook of process integration (PI). Minimisation of energy and water use, waste and emissions. Woodhead Pub, Cambridge, U.K.