410-2320/02 – Off-Grid Energy Systems (OSES)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Electrical Power EngineeringCredits2
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Lukáš Prokop, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Lukáš Prokop, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesBachelor
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PRO11 doc. Ing. Lukáš Prokop, Ph.D.
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Full-time Graded credit 1+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student is fully acquainted with the design, operation and management of off-grid energy systems. The graduate is also acquainted with the parameters and properties of individual components of off-grid systems and is able to implement basic diagnostics methods of off-grid systems. The graduate will acquire basic knowledge about selected types of renewable energy sources.

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The content of the subject is focus on the basic information about topologies and concepts of off-grid energy systems. During semester are discussed the parameters of the individual components of the whole system with respect to their operating characteristics. Students are acquainted with the basic methods for diagnosing the status of individual components of off-grid systems.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Louie, Henry, Off-Grid Electrical Systems in Developing Countries, Springer International Publishing, 2018 [2] Zohuri, Bahman Hybrid Energy Systems Driving Reliable Renewable Sources of Energy Storage, Springer International Publishing, 2018 [3] Kim, Younghyun, Chang, Naehyuck, Design and Management of Energy-Efficient Hybrid Electrical Energy Storage Systems, Springer International Publishing, 2014 [4] Misak, Stanislav, Prokop, Lukas, Operation Characteristics of Renewable Energy Sources, Springer International Publishing, 2017 [5] Bansal, Ramesh, Handbook of Distributed Generation Electric Power Technologies, Economics and Environmental Impacts, Springer International Publishing, 2017

Recommended literature:

[1] Halim, A., Fudholi, A., Phillips, S., Sopian, K. Review on optimised configuration of hybrid solar-PV diesel system for off-grid rural electrification (2018) International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, 9 (3), pp. 1374-1380. [2] Twaha, S., Ramli, M.A.M. A review of optimization approaches for hybrid distributed energy generation systems: Off-grid and grid-connected systems (2018) Sustainable Cities and Society, 41, pp. 320-331. [3] Krishna, N.S.S.R., Elangovan, Kishore, T.S., Sowgandhika, G. A review on technical-economic aspects of grid connected hybrid renewable energy power system (2018) Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Sustainable Systems, ICISS 2017, pp. 355-360.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The student passes the measurement reports and passes the final test. 4 reports, each report for 10 points - a minimum of 5 points for each Test 60 points - at least 30 points


Other requirements

No more requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Off-grid power system introduction, definition 2. Off-grid power system topology, specificaiton of types 3. Off-grid power system components 4. Power sources for Off-grid power systems 5. Energy Storage 6. Semiconductors devices for Off-Grid power system 7. Off-grid power system control 8. Hybrid power systems 9. Vehicle to Home 10. Vehicle to Grid Exercises: 1. Measurement of energy flows in Off-grid power system 2. Charging and discharing of storage devices 3. Measurement of power consumption 4. Design of power sources for off-grid power systems 5. Design of storage devices 6. Control of consuption

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: Obligatory participation in laboratory measurements, submission of measurement protocols and passing the final test.

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: Completion of all mandatory tasks within individually agreed deadlines.

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