Energy System Modelling, Summer Semester 2019

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1 Course Details

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Faculty of Informatics

Block lecture

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Dates:

Thu 06.06.2019, 9:00-16:00

Fri 07.06.2019, 9:00-16:00

Thu 13.06.2019, 9:00-16:00

Fri 14.06.2019, 9:00-16:00

Thu 27.06.2019, 9:00-16:00

Location: Campus Nord, Building 449, Room 126

Language: English

Course number: 2400230

Each day will consist of 3 lectures and one exercise class:

09:00-10:30 Lecture 1

10:45-12:15 Lecture 2

13:00-14:30 Exercise Class

14:45-16:15 Lecture 3

Some of the exercises will require you to program in Python, so please bring a laptop. We will help you to install Python and the requisite libraries.

The course has 4 ECTS points.

SWS: 2

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2 Lecture Notes

The lectures are given by Tom Brown

Lecture 1 - 06.06.2019 (over two lecture slots; last updated 06.06.2019) - Introduction to integrating renewables, time series analysis for Germany

Lecture 2 - 06.06.2019 (last updated 06.06.2019) - Renewables in Germany versus Europe, Balancing Energy/Capacity, Complex Network Theory, Linear Power Flow

Lecture 3 - 07.06.2019 (over two lecture slots; last updated 07.06.2019) - Power Flow

Lecture 4 - 07.06.2019 (last updated 07.06.2019) - Storage

Lecture 5 - 13.06.2019 (last updated 13.06.2019) - Optimisation

Lecture 6 - 13.06.2019 (last updated 13.06.2019) - Electricity Markets

Lecture 7 - 13.06.2019 (last updated 13.06.2019) - Short-Run Operation of Electricity Markets

Lecture 8 - 14.06.2019 (last updated 14.06.2019) - Long-Run Investment in Electricity Markets (for screening curve examples, see photos of flipchart here)

Lecture 9 - 14.06.2019 (last updated 14.06.2019) - Networks vs. Storage, Sector Coupling

Lecture 10 - 14.06.2019 (last updated 14.06.2019) - Cost Recovery in Electricity Markets, Renewables in Electricity Markets

Lecture 11 - 27.06.2019 (last updated 27.06.2019) - Modelling the Energy System at High Spatial Detail, Algorithmic Considerations

Lecture 12 - 27.06.2019 (last updated 27.06.2019) - Grid Dynamics, Cascading Outages, Climate Change, Cost and Weather Sensitivities

3 Tutorials

The tutorials are given by Fabian Neumann

The tutorial question sheets, data and code examples can be downloaded from the KIT GitLab repository: esm tutorials.

Note that you'll need a laptop with a Python environment like anaconda for the tutorials. See installation hints in the first tutorial sheet.

4 Course Links

4.2 Natural gas storage capacities in Europe

4.4 Great Britain electricity demand surges during World Cup

4.8 Net-zero emissions in all energy sectors

See the recent review paper Net-zero emissions energy systems in Science.

5 Oral Exam

TBA, probably some time in July-August 2019, depending on people's availability.

6 Master Thesis Opportunities

There are currently openings in our group to write a master thesis.

Emacs 25.2.2 (Org mode 8.2.10)

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