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Clean Energy Systems with High Renewable Energy Penetration

William Mong Distinguished Lecture by Professor Jinyue Yan
Oct 30, 2017

Date: October 30, 2017 (Monday)

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Reception 5:30pm)

Venue: KK201, 2/F, K.K. Leung Building, HKU

Speaker: Professor Jinyue Yan
                    Royal Institute of Technology & Malardalen University, Sweden
                    Editor-in-Chief of Applied Energy

Abstract:
Energy, or precisely, “Clean Energy”, is at the centre of a highly active and dynamic field, which changes and affects not only our current life, but also our near future. Due to the importance Clean Energy currently possesses and its transitive characteristics: research, development, implementation, innovation, market penetration of clean energy technologies and systems have expanded in recent course of time. Energy systems have been in transition, extending their boundaries beyond the energy systems themselves. One of the challenging issues is the intermittent power generation and mismatching of energy supply and demand over a time scale when high renewable energy penetration takes place. 
This calls for a new way to solve the challenging issues associated with new transitions of future clean energy systems with interdisciplinary and synthetic approach from not only the systematic overview, but also detailed components of clean energy systems. It needs to integrate the end-users load control with different energy saving approaches. It is location specific and highly tailored to serve its customers’ needs. This lecture is to address the transition of clean energy systems and to illustrate, by an example, how an optimization solution can be achieved under the condition of high renewable energy penetration. 

Biography:
Professor Jinyue Yan is chair professor of Energy Engineering at Mälardalen University& Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He is director of Future Energy Profile. Prof. Yan's research interests include advanced energy systems; renewable energy; advanced power generation; climate change mitigation technologies and related environment and policy; CDM etc. Prof. Yan published about 300 papers including in Science & Nature Climate. Prof. Yan is editor-in-chief of Applied Energy journal & editor-in-chief of Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. He is the Chair of International Conferences on Applied Energy. He is an academician of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and serves as the advisory expert to the UN, EU, & ADB etc.

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