Advanced Energy Project (AEP) Course 2021
This course runs in Periods 1 & 2 (September- December 2021) as part of the Advanced Energy Systems (AAE) MSc programme
The course is designated for students in 2nd year of AAE, Innoenergy MSc programmes, Joint energy programmes & doctoral students
Unless announced otherwise, the default link for our weekly online sessions is:
(Above photo by Glen Forde)
In this course:
· Groups of 4-5 students carry out projects for external companies & other stakeholders (“partners”)
· Student adopt an entrepreneurial mindset to address an identified energy challenge/problem through the development of services, business models, technical solutions or prototypes.
· Groups are guided by a representative of the external partner and a dedicated supervisor from Aalto staff
· The group work is accompanied by parallel lectures/training on marketing, pitching, communication and entrepreneurial thinking, many of these sessions held by guest lecturers or professional trainers.
Course teachers are Sam Cross & Professor Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio. Course assistant is Markus Laitinen.
The outline list of company projects and project topics is in the table below, the full descriptions will be available on 1.9 in Company and Partner Projects section.
Students will be assigned to the projects based on their own project preferences (registered students will be asked to identify their 3 preference projects by 6th September).
An online course introduction session (optional) will be organized exceptionally on Friday 10th September at 14:00, in advance of the official start on the 14th. All online sessions will be recorded. We hope to organize at least part of the course physically (dependent on COVID restrictions), however, it will be possible to participate in the course fully online.
Future Carbon prices under EU Fit for 55 package
Hydrogen Storage in Finland
Planning of a local community low-carbon energy system with maximum self-sufficiency
Modelling of energy transition effects on distribution customer load profiles in 2030 and 2040.
SmartRiver – hydro plant inflow prediction with level sensors
Energiateollisuus (Finnish Energy Industry association)
Flexibility needs in 2035 Finnish electricity system
Decarbonization of industry: Replacing gas turbine drives with electric drive trains
Designing a reliable 100% renewable power system
Decarbonization of Bauhaus stores as part of overall carbon neutrality strategy (focus on practical solutions for building energy consumption).Workshop dates are on Tuesday afternoons, 14-17, unless otherwise stated. Students are expected to attend all workshop dates.If you need more information about the course, please contact Markus (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Annukka, Sam and Markus