Subject description - A1M16EUE

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A1M16EUE Economy of Energy Use
Roles:PO, V Extent of teaching:2+2s
Department:13116 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:5
Tutors:  Semester:L


Organization and energy management of company, buildings or energy systems. Energy need and consumption, energy balance. Energy characterization of aggregate, secondary energy sources. Energy audit and feasibility study, optimization of energy management of energy systems. Prices and tariffs, economy and financial analysis.

Course outlines:

1. Energy legislation of energy management in CZ
2. Energy utilities in CZ economy
3. Organization and management of energy company management
4. Energy intensity of individual energy forms
5. Avoidable and unavoidable energy losses
6. Energy characterization of aggregate
7. Secondary energy sources
8. Energy need and consumption (balance) of individual energy forms
9. Dynamic simulation of energy needs and its diagram analysis
10. Energy efficiency measurement design and operational aggregate optimization
11. Economy evaluation of energy conservations, measurement optimization and variants creation
12. Financial analysis of energy management and strategic decision-making
13. Energy audit and feasibility study as a tool of energy management
14. Prices and tariffs

Exercises outline:

1. Case study: Operational efficiency of small hydro power station in the company energy economy
2. Case study: Operational efficiency of photovoltaic power station in the company energy economy
3. Case study: Energy consumption in dependence on gas furnace operation
4. Case study: Energy audit of industry factory
5. Case study: Energy audit of building
6. Case study: Energy audit of housing estate
7. Case study: Heat demands in industrial company
8. Case study: Energy demand of individual energy forms
9. Case study: Energy systems operational optimization - criteria of evaluation
10. Case study: Operational optimization of cogeneration unit
11. Case study: Energy supply of housing estate
12. Case study: Methodology of energy conservation measurement design
13. Case study: Methodology of retrofit survey
14. Credit


1. Starý, O., Vašíček, J.: Economy evaluation of energy investments, seminary proceedings ČEZ, RAEN, 2000.
2. Trond Dahlsveen, Dušan Petráš, Jiří Hirš: Energy audit of buildings. JAGA Group, 2003.
3. Wulfinghoff D. R.: Energy Efficiency Manual. Energy Institute Press 2000.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MPIB Common courses V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V 2
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V 2
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 2
MPKME3 Electronics V 2
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V 2
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering PO 2
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 2
MPKYR1 Robotics V 2
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V 2
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 2

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