MBA Renewables

MBA Renewables Alumni Conference 2018 “Perspectives of Renewable Power Generation for On-grid and Off-grid Power Supply”

The second MBA Renewables Alumni Conference “Perspectives of Renewable Power Generation for On-grid and Off-grid Power Supply” took place in Berlin from 6 – 10 June 2018.

The conference aimed at presenting perspectives and challenges of the ongoing energy transition as well as facilitating valuable exchange amongst the many talented individuals who have participated in the MBA Renewables programme.

This alumni event consisted of seminars, practical exercises and field trips. In addition to that the alumni presented insights and outcomes of their Master’s theses, new projects or research, enabling them to exchange information and discuss current issues with the other alumni.

MBA Renewables Alumni presented: The Perspectives of Renewable Energy Use

Greetings from the MBA Renewables Alumni Conference 2018

Schedule Alumni Conference

Day I – 6 June 2018 - Wednesday

Opening of the conference with a reception at the Beuth University

Welcome speeches:

    Prof. Dr. Sebastian v. Klinski, Vice President Beuth University of Applied Sciences

    Prof. Dr. Florian Schindler, Director Institute for Distance learning

    Uta Zähringer, Head of Division Academic Programmes and Professional Trainings,
    Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

From Power to People Networks: How the MBA Renewables Has Electrified My Career
Andrea Ranzanici, MBA Renewables Alumnus

Keynote Speech: Thinking Beyond Renewables
Markus Steigenberger, Agora Energiewende
⇒ rewatch

Day II – 7 June 2018 - Thursday

Renewable energy field trips:

Hybrid Power Plant Prenzlau (ENERTRAG)

Renewable Energy Storage Systems Berlin (Autarsys GmbH)

Day III – 8 June 2018 - Friday

Topic 1: Renewables and Hybrid Systems for Energy Access

Dipl. Wi.-Ing. Setu Pelz, PhD Student/ Off-Grid Systems, Rainer Lemoine Institute

Topic 2: Hybrid systems: How to get rid of my Diesel Generator? ⇒ rewatch

Lars Koerner, RENAC AG

Topic 3: Business Models and Case Studies ⇒ rewatch

Dr. Enrique Garralaga, SMA Sunbelt

Topic 4: BrainstormingFuture MBA Renewables Alumni Network

Day IV – 9 June 2018 - Saturday

Alumni presentations

How to start: Site Surveys

Digitalization of inspections and site surveys  ⇒ rewatch

Mr. Alexander Haferland, Germany

How to make it legal: Politics and Strategies for Renewable Energy Use

Elements of Renewable Energy Strategy for Jordan
and the GCC  ⇒ rewatch
Mr. Fadi Marji,
Jordan

How to make it work: Renewable Energy Technologies in Use

PV-Diesel hybrids: Overview of Technologies and Methods
⇒ rewatch
Mr. Michel Battikh, Syria
RE-Hybridisation - "Triple Win" for Utilities: Case Study Review on Vietnam Grids  ⇒ rewatch
Mr. Naresh Kumar Govindan, India
The Social Insect: Creating Sustainable Smart Communities with a Renewable Core  ⇒ rewatch
Ms. Jonquil Hackenberg, United Kingdom

How to make Business: Opportunities and Challenges

Renewable Energy to scale up Agricultural Production and Productivity in Mozambique  ⇒ rewatch
Mr. Antonio Saide, Mozambique
Productive use of Renewables and the Business Opportunities and Challenges of this Area in ColombiaMs. Diana Ramos Perez, Colombia

Visit to the Long Night of Sciences

Day V – 10 June 2018 - Sunday

International Brunch at Renewables Academy

Farewell & Goodbye

Day I – 6 June 2018 - Wednesday

Opening of the conference with a reception at the Beuth University

Welcome speeches:

Prof. Dr. Sebastian v. Klinski, Vice President Beuth University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Florian Schindler, Director Institute for Distance learning

Uta Zähringer, Head of Division Academic Programmes and Professional Trainings,
Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)

From Power to People Networks: How the MBA Renewables Has Electrified My Career
Andrea Ranzanici, MBA Renewables Alumnus

Keynote Speech: Thinking Beyond Renewables
Markus Steigenberger, Agora Energiewende

⇒ rewatch

Day II – 7 June 2018 - Thursday

Renewable energy field trips:

Hybrid Power Plant Prenzlau (ENERTRAG)

Renewable Energy Storage Systems Berlin (Autarsys GmbH)

Day III – 8 June 2018 - Friday

Topic 1: Renewables and Hybrid Systems for Energy Access
Dipl. Wi.-Ing. Setu Pelz, PhD Student/ Off-Grid Systems, Rainer Lemoine Institute

Topic 2: Hybrid systems: How to get rid of my diesel generator?
Lars Koerner, RENAC AG
⇒ rewatch

Topic 3: Business Models and Case Studies
Dr. Enrique Garralaga, SMA Sunbelt
⇒ rewatch

Topic 4: Brainstorming
Future MBA Renewables Alumni Network

Day IV – 9 June 2018 - Saturday

Alumni presentations

How to start: Site Surveys

Digitalization of Inspections and Site Surveys   
Mr. Alexander Haferland, Germany
⇒ rewatch

How to make it legal: Politics and Strategies for Renewable Energy Use

Elements of Renewable Energy Strategy for Jordan and the GCC   
Mr. Fadi Marji, Jordan
⇒ rewatch

How to make it work: Renewables Energy Technologies in Use

PV-Diesel hybrids: Overview of Technologies and Methods    
Mr. Michel Battikh, Syria
⇒ rewatch

RE-Hybridisation -"Triple Win" for Utilities: Case Study Review on Vietnam Grids 
Mr. Naresh Kumar Govindan, India
⇒ rewatch

A The Social Insect: Creating Sustainable Smart Communities with a Renewable Core   
Ms. Jonquil Hackenberg, United Kingdom
⇒ rewatch

How to make Business: Opportunities and Challenges


Renewable Energy to scale up Agricultural Production and Productivity in Mozambique  
Mr. Antonio Saide, Mozambique
⇒ rewatch

Productive Use of Renewables and the Business Opportunities and Challenges of this Area in Colombia 
Ms. Diana Ramos Perez, Colombia

Visit to the Long Night of Sciences

Day V – 10th June 2018 - Sunday

International brunch at Renewables Academy

Farewell & Goodbye

2018 Conference Programme | Download [0.8 MB]

The conference has been supported by German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD - with funds from Federal Foreign Office.