Hungary, Budapest

Power Grid – Plant Your Power Plants

when 23 August 2015 - 28 August 2015
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250

The Organizing Committee of  the 2nd SAE Summer Academy on Energy (SAE2) is
encouraging undergraduate and MSc students from all over the world to apply for SAE2.

The SAE Summer Academy on Energy will be held from 24th to 28th August, 2015, in Budapest,
Hungary.

The main goal is to provide an opportunity to participating students to get acquainted with the concept of power grids.The main task of the summer academy is to plan the basics of a fictional country’s sustainable electric power system, based on knowledge acquired from the lectures on the topics of conventional power plants, renewable energy utilization, structure of the power system, and its availabilities in energy storage, energy economics and environmental concerns.

The preliminary program is available here. More details, and the terms of applications can be found
at eszk.org/academy.

Target group

Undergraduate and MSc students (not necessarily engineer students)

Course aim

The main task of the summer academy is to plan the basics of a fictional countrys sustainable electric power system, to establish a reliable power grid with different kind of power plants, in accordance with the countrys geology, industrial and residential consumers demands as well as with the environmental and economic considerations for the available power plans.

The following topics will be included:

• Energy generation: Conventional power plants, nuclear power plants, and utilization of renewable energy resources

• The structure of the power system: Energy supply and demand in the power system, structure of the transmission network

• Energy storage in the power system: Different energy storage technologies concerning technical and economic parameters

• Energy economics: Economic evaluation methods based on different power plant technologies

• Environmental concerns: Besides the technologic and economic aspects of different power plant technologies environmental evaluation based on the concerns of harmful emissions are also inevitable.

Beyond the professional development, this event wants to provide an opportunity for students, working on different fields of engineering, to make international contacts with other talented students.

Fee info

EUR 250: Early-bird application deadline: 28th June

The registration fee contains the followings:
- Summer Academy materials
- Admission to all programs
- Breakfasts
- Coffee breaks
- Lunches
- Welcome reception
- Farewell dinner
- Social event
- Accomodation (for five nights)

For early-bird application please download and complete the application form from the official course website, then send it back to the application@eszk.org with your (passport) photograph and CV, no later than 28th June.
EUR 300: Application deadline: 12th July

The registration fee contains the followings:
- Summer Academy materials
- Admission to all programs
- Breakfasts
- Coffee breaks
- Lunches
- Welcome reception
- Farewell dinner
- Social event
- Accomodation (for five nights)

For application please download and complete the application form from the official course website, then send it back to the application@eszk.org with your (passport) photograph and CV, no later than 12th July.