Introduction to Renewable EnergiesEMT/INTENNOU-E

Who should attend?

  • This course provides an overview of renewable energies and their development status.
Audience :
  • Engineers, supervisors from process, operation, engineering or R&D department of industrial plants.

Level : Discovery

Course Content

  • ENERGETIC CONTEXT

      • Energetic worldwide context.
      • Place of renewable energies in the energy world.
  • RENEWABLE ENERGIES: DIFFERENT TYPES OF PRODUCTION

      • For each production line, the following point are detailed: state of maturity in the world, in Europe & France, the main companies and different technologies, the barriers and economical support programs to develop renewable energies.
      • Bioenergies: biogas, biofuels.
      • Wind: on and offshore.
      • Solar: thermal or photovoltaic.
      • Hydrogen: production means, current and future prospects, storage.
      • Marine energies.
      • Geothermal energy/geothermics.
      • Hydraulic power.
  • PROBLEMS LINKED TO ENERGY STORAGE

      • Main challenges.
      • Available technologies and future development: different types of processes (physical and chemical).
      • Comparison of their characteristics: yield, power, availability, intensity, duration.
      • Network and smart grids.
  • SOCIETAL ACCEPTANCE OF NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGIES

      • Societal consequences and problems linked to new energies development.
      • Impact on the production development.
      • Monitoring and control tools, communication challenges and constraints, managing the relationships with partners.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • list the technical and economic status of the various renewable energy production channels,
  • describe the problem of energy storage in connection with the intermittent production,
  • list the barriers to the development of these sectors.

Ways & Means

  • This session is done in collaboration with Kerdos Energy, expert company in energetic transition and sustainable development for industries, from strategy to technical expertise.
  • Numerous data from industrial projects.