Photovoltaic- and Wind-Power-Plants


Course content:
1. Introduction
2. PV-technology fundamentals
a. Fundamentals, b. Module & string design
c. System design
3. Wind power technology fundamentals
a. Fundamentals, b. Turbine design
c. System design
4. Project development
a. Rights and permits, b. AEP estimation
c. Profitability calculations
5. Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC)
a. PV projects, b. Wind projects
6. Asset Management and Operation & Maintenance
a. Roles and responsibilities, b. Contracts
b. Examples of faults during operation
7. Review of sessions and exercises

Learning objectives:
Subject-specific competencies:
• Improve understanding for the process of developing renewable energy projects
• Strengthen the ability to handle framework of renewable energy projects:
from development to construction to operation

Methodological competencies:
• Train ability to question and evaluate an offer
• Train economical project calculation
• Train the understanding of power plant performance evaluation

Interdisciplinary competencies:
• Improve English proficiency.
• Improve understanding for the setting of international projects

Literature and other sources of information:
• Quaschning, V. 2016, Understanding Renewable Energy Systems, 2.nd Edition Routledge/Hanser,
• Jamieson, P. 2018, Innovation in Wind Turbine Design, 2.nd Edition, Wiley

Sprache Englisch
Dozent Uli Goeltenbott / Pedro da Silva
Fakultät BI
Technisch / Wirtschaftlich Technisch
Studiengänge International Project Engineering (IPE)
Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Vertiefungsrichtung Elektro- und Informationstechnik (MWI)
Plätze -
Semester SS 2024