Control of Renewable Energy Sources

Course Description

Overview of renewable electrical energy sources and technologies for the energy storage. Models of renewable energy conversion systems. Individual control of renewable energy conversion systems - classic and advanced control methods, with emphasis on sun and wind energy converters control. Approaches to renewable energy modelling - wind energy and sun energy. Modelling and control of systems for energy storage: batteries and hydrogen-based storage system with employed electrolyzer and fuel cells stack. Microgrids control methods and hierarchical interconnection with advanced load management.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


J. Twidell, T. Weir (2006.), Renewable Energy Resources, Second Edition, Taylor and Francis, Abingdon
M. R. Patel (2005.), Wind and Solar Power Systems: Design, Analysis and Operation, Second Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton
F. D. Bianchi, H. De Battista, R. J. Mantz (2007.), Wind Turbine Control Systems: Principles, Modelling and Gain Scheduling Design, Springer-Verlag, London
T. Reddy (2010.), Linden's Handbook of Batteries, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York

For students


ID 154715
  Winter semester
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning