Czech Republic, Ostrava-Poruba

Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources

when 24 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 300

The programme is based on lectures and site visits together with a workshop on a selected topic and presentations of course participants. Lectures will consist of theoretical fundamentals followed by practical exercises that will demonstrate methods and tools for development, planning, measuring and evaluation renewable and alternate systems.

The laboratory experiments will be based on equipment of Laboratory of photovoltaic solar systems, Fuel cells laboratory, Heat pump laboratory, Prototype laboratory and Common Research and Monitoring Centre TRIANON.

Course leader

Assoc. Prof. Bohumil Horák -
the Department of Cybernetics and BMI of Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
VSB-Technical University of Ostrava

Target group

This course is designed for students and wide public in the field of energetics, electrical and mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture and urban planning, safety engineering, municipal development and engineering. The summer school offers an intensive course for all of those who are interested in sustainable development, permaculture, sustainable energetics, particularly photovoltaic and geothermal systems, hydrogen technologies and energy accumulation techniques and future independence from non-renewable energy sources.

Course aim

The course is oriented on the use and future implementation of renewable and alternate energy sources for a sustainable future of family homes and small communities. The academic programme offers interdisciplinary knowledge in the fields of energy sources, accumulation techniques, electromobility for independence and sustainability.

Fee info

EUR 300: Fee doesn´t include accommodation but we help with booking.