Smart grid 2 course to be kept during 8.1.-2.3.2018

Monday, January 8, 2018 to Friday, March 2, 2018

Following-up the Smart grids 1 course, part 2 on Smart buildings and smart customers will be kept during 8.1.-2.3.2018.

The course will focus on defining smart buildings as part of smart grids. The roles of smart buildings for energy efficiency, costs saving and decarbonization is explained. The key technologies of smart buildings such as smart automation, smart metering, smart appliances and energy storage will be explained and demonstrated, including company presentations on existing commercial technologies and service models. In addition, the new role of consumers as prosumers and service users will be explained and demonstrated. The risks of smart buildings in terms of cyber security, data privacy and management will also be presented. Finally, the future perspectives of smart buildings in the smart city framework will be outlined. The course will have participatory requirements, such as answering to problem questions, complete individual and group exercises, presentations and reporting. The exercises will concentrate on the key themes of smart buildings functions, smart technologies, smart customers and energy services.

The course is organized by Energy and Environmental Engineering of Faculty of Technology together with Oulu Business School, Department of Economics and the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.

Smart grids 3 on Carbon-Neutral Energy Networks will be kep during Period 4, 13.3.-9.5.2018.

Registration in WebOodi. The number of participants is limited to 30.

For more information see the course page, or contact course responsible Prof. Eva Pongrácz.

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Last updated: 18.12.2017