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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Sustainable Energy and Technology - D218028
Title: Alternativní zdroje energie
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Additional information: http://Zdroje a technologie udržitelné energetiky
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc.
Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc.
Pohořelý Michael doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (05.09.2023)
The course is focused on electricity and heat production from sustainable and renewable energy sources by innovative technologies and seeks potential solutions through the knowledge of renewable energy systems, their underlying physical principles, their economics, impact on environment and their integration into world's energy systems.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (05.09.2023)

Students will be able to:

Analyze processes in the production of ecological green electricity

Balance and optimize basic technologies for solar and geothermal resource utilization

Design a simple photovoltaic system with battery storage for house application

Analyze the levellized cost of electricity from sustainable and renewable technologies

Design of battery storage to cover the consumption of typical family house

Literature -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (05.09.2023)

D:Sjaak van Loo, Jaap Koppejan:The Handbook of Biomass Combustion & Cofiring, Earthscan,2008,978-84407-249-1

D:21th Century Complete Guide to Biofuels and Bioenergy, on CD ROM, Department of Energy Alternative Fuel Rresearch,1-59248-279-1

D:Thomsa B. Johansson, Henry Kelly, Amulya K. N. Reddy: Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity,Island Press,1992,1559631384

D:Paul Gipe:Wind Power,Revised Edition:Renewable Energy for Home, Farm, and Business,Chelsea Green Publishing Company;19314981482004

D:Godfrey Boyle:Renewable Energy:Power for Sustainable Future-Second Edition,Oxford University Press,2004,0-19-926178-4

D:James Larminie, Andrew Dicks , John Wiley & Sons:Fuel Cell Systems Explained,2 edition,2003,047084857X

ENF China (

Global Solar Thermal Energy Council (

Greentech Media (

PV Tech (

Renewable Energy World (

Solar Industry (

SolarServer (

Top 50 Solar (

Learning resources -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (05.06.2017)

Alternative energy sources I.,

Alternative energy sources II.,

Mastný Petr et all: Renewable sources of electric energy

Handbook for Solar Photovoltaic (PV)Systems,

Renewable Energy Technologies, Long Term Research in the 6th Framework Programme,2002 I 2006,

Introduction to Renewable Energy Technology, A YEAR-LONG SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COURSEby Matthew A. Brown, Lakewood, CO,

Teaching methods -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (02.02.2015)

selfstudy and consultations

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (02.02.2015)

1. Acceptable test score

2. Acceptable score in oral examination

Syllabus -
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (18.06.2018)

Sustainable Energy and Technology

First part will deal with a) energy transformation into electrical energy, b) sustainable nuclear technologies, c) support systems of RES, incentives, tariff-based competitive auctions, payback periods of RES systems

Second part will cover energy systems based on solar energy d) photovoltaic and photothermic systems, modularity and performance ratio, f) hydroenergetic and eolic systems, g) advanced technologies for biomass utilization

Third part will cover renewable non-solar systems and low-emission technologies h) enhanced geothermal systems i) CCS systems

The last part will summarize new trends and cover j) the integration of energy sources into smart electrical grids k) enhanced storage systems.

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc. (05.09.2023)

Hodnocená prezentace aktuálního tématu z oblasti udržitelné energetiky

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