Alternative Energy Technologies


Please note for summer semester 2021:

This lecture will take place in summer semester 2021. Due to the restrictions caused by the corona pandemic, this semsetser's course will again be digitlal-only. The topics of the lecture will be made available as online materials with videos in RWTHmoodle. The exercise will also be implemented via online materials and zoom meetings. Both events will be further supported by an exchange in RWTHmoodle.

Further Informatione will be announced via RWTHmoodle.

Activity Hours Location
Lecture Mon: 18:30 - 20:00 online
Exercise Wed: 18:30 - 20:00 online
Final exam


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In this lecture, the physical and technical basics of alternative energy techniques are taught. Among other things, the technology fields of wind energy, biomass utilization, hydropower, solar thermal energy, photovoltaics and geothermal energy are discussed in detail. Furthermore, the technology areas of energy storage and heat recovery, which are becoming ever more important with the use of renewable energies, will be taken up. In addition to basic knowledge, current developments and research questions are discussed.