• Vocational training
Introduction to ICARE Vocational Training
Source: Release:2012-12-14 12:01:04 Writer: Hits:

  1.Objectives

  As one of the core parts of ICARE,the objectives of the vocational training are:

  Ø to provide intensive and specialized training to satisfy the specific needs of professionals from the renewable energy sector;

  Ø to help both the domestic and international companies to adapt to the new trends in the current ever-changing and complex market related to new energies;

  Ø to promote the exchanges and co-operations of new technologies and equipments between EU and China in the renewable energy field;

  2. Charateristics

  ü Selected european vocational training experts and project experiences

  ü Intensive and Specialized training courses customized to the specific needs of the trainees

  ü Establish Chinese training teams familiar with European training methods

  3.Working flow chart

  Step 1 : Survey for chinese training markets and target company needs.

  Step 2 : Selecting european vocational training experts and experienced training programmes.

  Step 3 : Implementation of the training programmes.

  After surveying for the chinese training markets and target company needs, the following tracks are proposed :

  TRACK 1: POSSIBLE OPTIONS FOR WIND ENERGY

  Module 1.1: Wind resource evaluations and energy prediction

  1. Recent developments in EU on wind resource evaluations and placement verification following IEC regulations.

  2. Wind measurement and energy prediction tools,automating tools to deal with individual wind power data.

  3. Procedures for micrositing, optimal micrositing according to the classification of the site and of the wind turbine model to be installed.

  4. Computer simulation software.

  Module 1.2: Preventive maintenance of wind farms

  1. EU experiences on the performance of wind turbines and wind farms.

  2. Models and the simulation of different technologies for wind turbines and farms, and of any electric/electronic systems.

  Module 1.3: Offshore wind farms

  1. Offshore meteorology and energy prediction tools.

  2. Offshore wind turbine design options.

  3. Offshore support structure options.

  4. Offshore electrical systems options.

  5. Offshore operations and maintenance.

  6. Future trends and prospective.

  TRACK 2: POSSIBLE OPTIONS FOR SOLAR ENERGY

  Module 2.1: Introduction to thin film solar cells

  1. Fundamental and current status of photovoltaic

  2. Principles of solar cells

  3. Photovoltaic materials

  4. Overview of thin-film solar cells

  5. Amorphous and microcrystal Si solar cells

  Module 2.2: Technical aspects of thin film solar cells

  1. Structures and principles of CdTe solar cells and solar modules

  2. Core technologies and fabrication process of CdTe solar cells

  3. Current status and prospects of CdTe solar cell industries

  4. Structures and principles of CIGS-based solar cells and solar modules

  5. Core technologies and fabrication process of CIGS-based solar cells

  6. Current status and prospects of CIGS-based solar cell industries

  7. Structures and principles of CZTS solar cells and solar modules

  8. Core technologies and fabrication process of CZTS solar cells

  9. Current status and prospects of CZTS solar cell industries

  Module 2.3: Solar thermal power plant

  1、Photovoltaic power plants and solar thermal power station development status and trends

  2、The current photovoltaic electricity price support policy changes and power plant development status in Germany, Italy, Spain,France and other European countries.

  3、Concentrating solar thermal power plant system design and market size and growth potential.

  4、Risk control in power station development (legal risk, technology risk, financial risk)

  5、Case studies on the plant operation failure and solutions.

  TRACK 3: POSSIBLE OPTIONS FOR BIOMASS ENERGY

  Module 3.1: Ecosystem and Biomass

  1. Ecosystem functioning, principles, main drivers, role of the biomass.

  2. Main biogeochemical cycles (carbon, water and nutrients) and role of the biomass.

  3. The carbon cycle, main components and associated errors.

  4. The current situation and prospectives on carbon markets.

  5. Methodologies for biomass assessment.

  6. Computer training on data analysis, model fitting, etc.

  7. Field training.

  Module 3.2: Biomass heating system

  1. Introduction to biomass policy, programmes and market development in EU.

  2. Technical aspects of biomass boilers and examples of system designs.

  3. Combustion technologies, emissions & efficiencies of biomass heating systems.

  4. Biomass district heating systems designs.

  5. Challenges in biomass market development and technologies.

  6. New technology for harvesting and processing biomass.

  7. Health, Safety and Fire Prevention.

  8. Regulations and Standards, Operation and Maintenance.

  Module 3.3: Gasification of Biomass and centralized gas supply system

  1. Basic principles of biomass gasification ( For example, the straw gasification and so on)

  2. Centralized gas supply system processes and compositions.

  3. Gasification gas project operation and management.

  4. Equipment maintenance and safety management.

  5. Maintenance of gas pipeline network.

  6. Fire safety and accident case studies.

  7. Regulations and Standards.

  Module 3.4: IGCC (Integrited Gasification Combined Cycle)

  1. Introduction to IGCC

  2. Technical aspects of IGCC and examples of system designs

  3. IGCC system processes and compositions

  4. Equipment maintenance and safety management

  Regulations and Standards

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