Solarvalley Summer School
Learning by Professionals

Periodically the leading-edge cluster Solarvalley Mitteldeutschland organizes the Summer School for bachelor and master students as well as PhD students. Key aspects are photovoltaics, storage devices and technologies, smart grids, energy system of renewable energies and energy management. In the past three Summer Schools were organized in cooperation with Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and TU Ilmenau.

2014: Announcement - Solarvalley Summer School for Smart Energy 2014 Further information coming soon.

2013: Solarvalley Summer School for Smart Energy 2013
The Solarvalley Summer School for Smart Energy took place from September 23rd to 27th, 2013 at Ilmenau University of Technology (Ilmenau, Germany). This event was addressed to bachelor as well as master students and PhD-students. At the Summer School experts of photovoltaic research, system integration including storage devices, power electronics, material science and smart grid gave excellent lectures. Additionally, students had the possibility to meet industry experts and to discuss new research topics with PhD-students or visit laboratories.

The program of the Solarvalley Summer School for Smart Energy provided knowledge that went beyond university learning contents and enhances the view for innovative research topics. It was focused on:

  • New requirements for materials in photovoltaics
  • Thin layers and boundaries in photovoltaic structures, functions and interactions
  • Glass for solar modules with high reliability
  • Electrochemistry of energy storage devices - types, construction and operation
  • Smart grids and energy systems

On Tuesday, the Summer School was held together with the congress cie-mo 2013 ‘Design for energy transition - Smart grid, mobility, infrastructure‘. This annual congress was deepening the topics of energy systems in future, model regions of renewable energies, financing and communication. The organizer was the ‘Impulsregion Erfurt-Weimar- Jena‘.


Image: Program Solarvalley Summerschool for Smart Energy

Dr. Sabine Schmidt (Marketing, sponsoring, organisation of event)
Phone: +49 (0)361/4276849

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