Distributed Generation

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΝΕΜΗΜΕΝΗ ΠΑΡΑΓΩΓΗ / Distributed Generation
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Lampridis
Course ID20002000

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
They understand the basic characteristics (functional-environmental-economic) of distributed generation systems Students become familiar with issues of statistical processing, evaluation of energy resources utilization. They can calculate characteristic values for wind power, photovoltaics, fuel cells, etc. They can solve problems related to the design, operational strategy and energy efficiency of systems based on renewable energy sources or storage systems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Definition of Distributed Generation (DG) - Introduction to Renewable Energy (Wind Turbines, Photovoltaic Systems, Small Hydro, Biomass & Geothermal Energy - Energy Storage Technologies, Off-Grid and Hybrid Systems - Microturbines, fuel cells, micro-CHP, - Interconnection to the Distribution Network (Standards and Specifications) - Economic-Environmental and Technical Profile, Legal Framework of DG
Renewable Energy, Wind Turbines, Photovoltaic Systems, Small Hydro, Biomass, Geothermal Energy, Energy Storage Technologies, Off-Grid, Hybrid Systems, Microturbines, Fuel cells, micro-CHP
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
-Συμβατικές και ήπιες μορφές ενέργειας των Μπαλαρά, Αργυρίου, Καραγιάννη -Εργαστηριακές Εφαρμογές Ήπιων Μορφών Ενέργειας- Αιολική Ενέργεια-Ηλιακή Ενέργεια-Υδάτινο Δυναμικό-Βιομάζα-Γεωθερμία των Καλδέλλη, Καββαδία -Ήπιες Μορφές Ενέργειας του Γ. Παπαϊωάννου -Εναλλακτικές Μορφές Ενέργειας των Β. Μπιτζιώνη και Δ. Μπιτζιώνη
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