Sustainable energy systems (formerly Energy Systems II)


Sustainable Energy Systems focuses on renewable energy systems. Different technologies and concepts are discussed with regards to technical and economical feasibility. Also topics like environmental footprint, availability and energy storage are covered. Promotion of renewable energy technologies in different countries and regions is discussed as well.

Educational goals

Having participated in this course the students have gained a deep understanding of renewable energy systems. Moreover, the students have gotten an overview of necessary economical, environmental considerations as well as grid control and current potential and issues with energy storage.


Should Sustainable Energy Systems count as a "Vertiefungsfach", participation in the seminar is mandatory.

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Duration2 SWS
TermSommersemester 2018
Language of instructionGerman


Course criteria & registration

See TUMonlineAnmeldung direkt in TUM Online. In Kombination mit dem Seminar Nachhaltige Energiesysteme als Vertiefungsfach (5 ECTS), nur die Vorlesung als Ergänzungsfach (3 ECTS) anrechenbar.

Recommended literature

Script (PP slides) as printout, literature recommendations during the lectures