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300314 VO Renewable Energies (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
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Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 04.10. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 11.10. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 18.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 25.10. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 08.11. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 15.11. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 22.11. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 06.12. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 13.12. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 10.01. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 17.01. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 24.01. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0
Monday 31.01. 16:45 - 19:30 Hörsaal 1, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 0.037, Ebene 0

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Cheap fossil fuels have led to prosperity but are also causing climate change. What will be the future role of fossil fuels? What are the chances of renewable energies? Main topics will be the physical background of climate change, state of the art of various renewable energies including future outlook – if possible, bio fuels first and second generation, the key role of hydrogen, e- mobility, criteria for the evaluation and comparison of different technologies (e.g. carbon foot print). Austria and EU have set ambitious targets, can these be reached?
Depending on the interest of the students other topics will be included such as economic considerations, invest policy of a large industrial company, authority approval, future of nuclear energy etc.
The lecturer is looking forward to lively discussions. In the first lecture Oct 4th the content of the lecture will be presented in details.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination, date to be defined together.
In February / March there will be 3 dates and then at least one per month. Oral examinations will be preferred, however, will depend on the corona situation. Else SKYPE will be used.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

No previous knowledge is needed for the lecture.
Target of the lecture is to teach basic knowledge about renewable energies, therefore candidates should be able to understand and discuss possible measures against climate change as proposed by politicians and many organisations.

Examination topics

Slides - all can be found in moodle

Reading list

Additional literature will be named during the lectures.

Association in the course directory

WZB

Last modified: Mo 11.10.2021 10:10