A3 Renewable Energy

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COURSE SYLLABUS

For 2021 Online Summer School of CUMT

Renewable Energy and Cities

Instructor information:

Name

Email

Office

Cell phone

Ning Chen, Ph.D./ Prof.

chenning@cumt.edu.cn

A207, School of Electrical and Power Engineering, Nanhu Campus, CUMT

+86-18952160665

OBJECTIVES:

(1) To help the students have a better understanding of the current situation of energy and environment in China and the world

(2) To help students understand the principle, technology and industrial status of solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, ocean energy, biomass energy and hydrogen energy.

(3) To make students establish the concept of cities sustainable development with renewable energy.

(4) To understand the concepts of smart grid and its depending on energy storage.

RECOMMANDED READING:

1) Boyle, Godfrey. Renewable Energy. Oxford University Press, USA, 2012.

2) Boyle, Godfrey. Renewable Electricity and the Grid. Earthscan Publications Ltd. 2009.

3) Thomas B. Johnson and Jose Goldenberg, Energy for Sustainable Development-A Policy Agenda, New York,UNDP, 2002.

GRADING POLICY:

1) The participation and quiz in class (30);

2) The group discussion and presentation  (30);

3) The reports/essays (40%);


Submission Guidelines

All students should submit their reports/essays, using the following format, to the email: chenning@cumt.edu.cn.

1) All pages should be numbered. All pages should have student name on header.

2) All technical reports should professionally include the parts of abstract, main report content, discussion, references.

Letter Grade

The scores will be given according to your report/essay. You will get:

A if 80% ≥

B if you get 70% to 80%

C if you get 60% to 70%

D if less than 60%


Tentative Schedule

Day #

Topic

Instructor

Time in classroom (hrs)

1

1 Introduction

1.1 Basic concepts of new energy and renewable energy;

1.2 Relationship between energy and environment;

Prof. Ning Chen

2

2-4

2  Development and utilization of new energy

2.1 Solar energy

2.2 Wind energy

2.3 Geothermal energy

2.4 Biomass energy

2.5 Hydrogen energy

2.6 Natural gas hydrate

6

5-6

3 Cities and Energy

3.1 Cities and energy efficiency

3.2 Concept and practice of passive housing

3.3 Zero energy buildings and productivity communities

3.4 Regional energy planning

4

7

4 Energy storage and grid

4.1 Energy storage

4.2 Smart grid

2




8

7 Discussion

2