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Smart grids – active networks and microgrids

Individual course

This is a supporting course.

After completing this course successfully, the student

  • understands drivers for smart grids and can identify impacts of large-scale integration of renewable energy resources (RES)
  • has knowledge about distributed energy resources (DER)
  • has basic knowledge about DER units control and management
  • has knowledge about dynamics, control and protection of microgrids
  • is familiar with different grid codes related to DER and smart grids and understands their need and effect on active network management and protection
  • has knowledge about need for increased cooperation between distribution and transmission networks
  • understands power quality and network planning aspects due to large-scale integration of DER in MV and LV distribution networks
  • has basic knowledge about new service operators and new market and business models of future active network concepts
  • can apply simulation tools to study the network interconnection and control effects of DER

Course develops lifelong learning and interpersonal skills.

More information in University of Vaasa’s WebOodi course page.

Responsible teacher

University of Vaasa
Hannu Laaksonen
hannu.laaksonen(at)univaasa.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Service designer
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
Energy storages
Topic:
Applications and technologies of energy storages
Course code:
SATE3170
Credits:
5 ECTS
Teaching period:
17.3.–14.4.2020
Application deadline:
9.3.2020
Host university:
University of Vaasa
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Level of studies:
Advanced
Teaching methods:
Contact
Place of contact learning:
Vaasa
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Fundamentals of power systems.
Study suitable for:
Future energy storage professionals