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Transformation of the Federal German Electricity System (Parts 1 & 2))

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Transformation of the Federal German Electricity System (Parts 1 & 2))
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-W9
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
3V+1U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Paper with presentation or written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIMAScWPF-W9 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 1, optional course, management
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich
Prof. Dr. Uwe Leprich (lecture)

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have in-depth knowledge about the scope and characteristics of the transformation of the German electricity system. They will be able to place key transformation developments and problems in an overall context and critically analyze and evaluate them. In addition, they will be able to independently explore selected areas of transformation and present them in a structured form.

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Module content:
1.        Technical elements of the future electricity system
2.        Institutional elements of the future electricity system
3.        Financing elements
o        Financing models for renewable energies
o        Capacity mechanisms
o        Financing system services
o        Financing networks
4.        The German electricity system in the European network
5.        System expansions: electricity, heat, transport

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Teaching methods/Media:
A detailed outline with references and a set of slides will be provided for this module.

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Leprich, Uwe (2011): Systemtransformation statt Systemintegration: auf dem Weg zu einem zukunftsfähigen Stromsystem, in: Dietmar Schütz und Björn Klusmann (Hrsg.): Die Zukunft des Strommarktes, Ponte Press: Bochum, pp. 11-36.
_        IZES (2012): Kompassstudie Marktdesign - Leitideen für ein Design eines Stromsystems mit hohem Anteil fluktuierender Erneuerbarer Energien, Saarbrücken, November
_        Leprich, Uwe (2013): Green Paper on the further development of the European internal electricity market with renewable energy sources as the cornerstones of the future system, Februar, Saarbrücken
_        Growitsch, Christian/Matthes, Felix/Ziesing, H.-J. (Moderation) (2013): Clearing-Studie Kapazitätsmärkte im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi), Berlin/Köln, Mai 2013
_        IZES/BET/Bofinger (2013): Stromsystem-Design: Das EEG 2.0 und Eckpfeiler eines zukünftigen Regenerativwirtschaftsgesetzes, Saarbrücken/Aachen/Würzburg, Oktober

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