Title :

Renewable Electric Power and Energy

Speaker :

Prof. Mats Leijon

Department of Engineering Science, Swedish Centre for Renewable Electric Energy Conversion

Uppsala University, Sweden

Venue :

Room 215, William M. W. Mong Engineering Building, CUHK

Date :

Nov 1, 2012, Thursday
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Abstract :

Mats Leijon will have a talk on Renewable Electric Power and Energy: the Degree of Utilization - the difference of Power and Energy. Furthermore he will talk brief of Ocean Energy in this context. There are three papers on this are presented in Renewable Energy.

- Mats Leijon, Annika Skoglund, Rafael Waters, Alf Rehn, Marcus Lindahl, “On the physics of power, energy and economics of renewable electric energy sources – Part I”, Renewable Energy Volume 35, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 1729-1734, doi:10.1016/j.renene.2009.10.030 - Annika Skoglund, Mats Leijon, Alf Rehn, Marcus Lindahl, Rafael Waters, “On the physics of power, energy and economics of renewable electric energy sources - Part II”, Renewable Energy Volume 35, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 1735-1740, doi:10.1016/j.renene.2009.08.031 - Mats Leijon, Hans Bernhoff, Marcus Berg, Olov Ågren, “Economical considerations of renewable electric energy production - especially development of wave energy”, Renewable Energy Volume 28, July 2003, Pages 1201-1209, doi.10.1016/S0960-1481(02)00157-X

Biography :

Mats Leijon received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1987. From 1993 to 2000, he was a Head of the Department for High Voltage Electromagnetic Systems, ABB Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden. In 2000, he became a Professor of Electricity at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Currently, he also serves as Dean of Engineering Science at Uppsala University. Prof. Leijon received the Chalmers award, the John Ericsson Medal in 1984, the Porjus International Hydropower Prize in 1998, the Royal University of Technology Grand Prize in 1998, the Finnish Academy of Science Walter Alstrom Prize in 1999, and the 2000 Chalmers Gustav Dahlen Medal. He also received the Grand Energy Prize in Sweden and the Polhem Prize and the Thureus prize. He is a Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), World Energy Council (WEC), the International Council on Large Electric Systems-Cigre, and the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Science.

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