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Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 13:48

Course Overview

This course is to gain an understanding of advanced technologies applied for integration of Electrical Energy generated from non-conventional Renewable Energy sources to the grid.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No

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Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Programme Level 5
  • One of Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • EE551K Renewable Energy Integration to Grid (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Advanced methods of connecting renewable energy to the grid are presented in this course. Two approaches are considered: direct connection to the grid and integration to the grid through power electronic converters.  Fundamental engineering principles necessary for the design of both approaches are discussed.  Case studies are used to enhance student knowledge and understanding.

Further Information & Notes

For students studying for the MSc Renewable Energy Engineering.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Independent Subject Study In Renewable Energy
  • MSc Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En
  • Master of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Contact Teaching Time

45 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Three hour written examination (70%); plus continuous assessment (30%).

Formative Assessment




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