Category Archives: Regions

VISONTA POWER PLANT SITE-VISIT

The third technical visit of the 2019/2020 autumn semester was held on the 6th of November 2019. We visited Hungary’s largest coal-fired power plant. This visit was organized by the Student Association of Energy, in order to familiarize newly admitted students with basic power plant technologies. The visit consisted of two parts, a two-hour lecture at the visitor center and a short guided tour by a small train. 

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Relationship of the PV BOOM and the network

On the 14th of February, 2019, the IEEE BUTE Jt IAS/PES SBC organized the first lecture of the Kálmán Kandó memorial semester. During the event, the participants could hear from Zoltán Hajdú-Benkő, Head of the Network Innovation Department of the National Public Utilities, about the impact of PV systems on the network and the plans for dealing with these effects. Continue reading Relationship of the PV BOOM and the network

Providing system-level services via battery storage

On the 10th of Oktober, 2019, the IEEE BUTE Jt IAS/PES SBC organised the second lecture of the Stoczek József memorial semester. During the event, the participants could hear from two different projects implemented in this year. One of them is Ádám Theisz, managing director of ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ Energiatároló Kft., The other is Péter Luczay, managing director of ALTEO Wholesale and Regulatory Center. Continue reading Providing system-level services via battery storage

Energy or diplomacy

The forth lecture of the Kálmán Kandó semester organized by the Student Association of Energy was held by Dr. Zsuzsa Béres, energy diplomat. The gist of the lecture was about the department diplomat status and the operation of the permanent representation; the roles and responsibilities of an energy diplomat; success’ and fails in the law creation of the EU; and the necessity of the aftergrowth.

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Australian Battery Performance Standard

Australia has one of the highest proportions of households with PV solar systems installed in the world. With relatively high retail electricity prices, comparatively low feed-in tariff rates for exported PV energy generation and the rapid reduction in energy storage costs, the market for behind-the-meter battery systems has the potential to increase dramatically.

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