Checking date: 03/05/2020

Course: 2019/2020

Sustainable mobility and energy efficiency
Study: Máster in Renewable Energy in Electrical Systems (266)

Coordinating teacher: ALONSO MARTINEZ, MONICA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electrical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
The students should have previous knowledge of power systems engineering: circuit theory, electrical machines, load flow, short circuits and power system stability to follow this subjects. Otherwise, they should course Electrical systems and equipment.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
- Acquire adequate knowledge of Electrical Engineering and areas that have application here. - Ability to determine what technologies there are of electric vehicles and what their expected development. - Ability to determine the requirements of distribution networks for the integration of electric vehicles and the interaction of these devices with the generation-demand balance. - Acquisition of principles of energy efficiency, linked to electricity. - Ability to determine the energy efficiency of different industrial and domestic installations. - Ability to determine the most suitable measures to improve the energy efficiency of installations. - Ability to select the most suitable renewable generation for a given installation. - Acquisition of search complex information on standards and legislation, on issues related to renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Description of contents: programme
- Introduction to energy efficiency. Regulatory framework. - Energy efficiency in transport. Regulatory framework. * Electric vehicles, hydrogen and others. Description of the technology. Regulatory framework. * Electric vehicles technologies. Batteries and charging modes. VE simulation. * Electric vehicles on distribution networks and generation-demand balance. - Efficiency enegética in edificacación. Regulatory framework. * Energy efficiency in different technologies (lighting, air conditioning, etc.). * Integration of renewable energies in consumer facilities. * Improvements in energy efficiency.
Learning activities and methodology
- Theory sessions where the basic knowledge will be presented. Most of these sessions will be given by professionals with practical experience in efficiency business and electrical sector. - Lab computer sessions. - Oral group presentations. - Visits to pilot instalations.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 10
Basic Bibliography
  • IDAE. Plan de energías renovables (PER) 2011-2020. IDAE. 2011
  • IDAE. Plan de Ahorro y Eficiencia Energética 2011-2020. 2º Plan de Acción Nacional de Eficiencia Energética de España. IDAE . 2011
  • R. García Valle, J.A. Peças Lopes (Eds.). Electric Vehicle Integration into Modern Power Networks. Springer. 2013

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.