Lecture: Does Germany Will Move into a Situation with Unsercured Power Supply?

Speaker:Prof. Dr.-Ing Harald SCHWARZ

Time: 10:20 Mar. 8th, 2019

Venue: Conference Room 301, Lecture Theatre & Student Affairs Center, Lingang Campus

Language: English



Content: Recommendations of German Coal Commission; Share of Renewable Energies in Germany; Installed and secured power generation capacity; Situation in German Power Grid; The Contribution of European Energy Market; Electricity Prices; CO2 Emissions; Summary and future technical options



Brief Introduction of Speaker: Prof. Dr.-Ing Harald SCHWARZ (59) graduated as Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Berlin University of Technology in 1982 and got his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Dortmund in 1986. In the following years from 1987 till 1995 he worked with ASEA BROWN BOVERI (ABB) in large power transformers and high voltage switchgears before he joined Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) in Cottbus as full professor in Energy Distribution and High Voltage Engineering. In 1999 he commissioned one of the largest high voltage test fields at German universities. From 2002 – 2004 he was Vice Dean of Faculty for Mechanical, Electrical und Industrial Engineering and 2004 -2014 he was Manag-ing Director of CEBra – Center for Energy Technology Brandenburg at BTU Cottbus, a central scientific research center under direct responsibility of the university presi-dent. Since 2014 he establishes a Power System Simulation Center, which is unique at German university. Based on the university central campus with its peak load of 2.5 MW he actually build up a SMART Grid with battery, heat and gas storag-es, renewable and conventional generation, as well as flexible loads from power to gas, to heat and to vehicle. He is also head of examination board of the international, English taught MSc programme Power Engineering, which is linked to more than 15 excellent universities throughout the world and offers dual degrees e.g. with univer-sities in Shanghai, Taiwan, St. Petersburg and Poland. Prof. Schwarz is Guest Pro-fessor at University of Shanghai for Science and Technology and Professor of Hon-ours at Shanghai University for Electric Power. Since 2015 he is also professor at “Peter the Great “ St. Petersburg University of Technology and from 10/2013 to end of 2014 he was senator of the enlarged founding senate of BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.