Integration of Wind Power in the Electricity Supply System

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Studying the certificate 'Integration of Wind Power in the Electricity Supply System' requires the successful completion of the certificate 'Scientifically Oriented Fundamentals of Wind Energy Systems'.

The fluctuation and more decentralized production of wind power require complex solutions for successful grid integration. The certificate 'Integration of Wind Power in the Electricity Supply System' gives you the opportunity to study the increasingly important issue of the integration of wind power into the power supply system. The certificate focuses on the technical, administrative and legal barriers and challenges that must be considered for a successful integration of wind power and other renewable energy and conventional technologies into the grid.

Certificate Modules

Selection of 30 credits:

Control and Operational management of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms

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Energy Meteorology

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Energy Storage

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Technical and Economic Aspects of Grid Integration

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Energy Law

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Business Administration and Management of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms

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Qualification

The certificate 'Integration of Wind Power in the Electricity Supply System' is recommended for engineers who want to work for local or regional utilities, grid operators or consultant companies that deal with the planning and integration of wind farms and who want to specialize in the integration of wind energy. On the basis of wind power forecasting you learn how to optimize the scheduling of the conventional and renewable energies power stations mix. Another learning outcome is the planning of future electricity grids of power supply systems with a large amount of renewables.  

Certificate Fee

€6,000 (30 credits)

How this fits into the master's program

Crediting

All 30 credits of the certificate 'Integration of Wind Power in the Electricity Supply System' will be accepted for the complete master's study program Online M.Sc. Wind Energy Systems.