Lecture Series: The Energy Transition


RWTH invites the general public to attend its virtual lectures on the role of battery storage and solar panels in the energy transition.


The Department of Computer Science and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at RWTH, in cooperation with the Forschungszentrum Jülich, the Regional Group of the Gesellschaft für Informatik – RIA, the Regional Industrial Club for Computer Science Aachen – REGINA e.V., and the Aachen Group of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers – DHV., invite you to attend two virtual lectures.

RWTH Professor Dirk Uwe Sauer, Institute of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives, will give a virtual lecture on The Energy Transition Will Not Work Without Battery Storage: Achievements and New Trends from 5pm to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The lecture will highlight the current situation of battery technology and the technological advances already achieved when it comes to resource use, service life, efficiency, and power, and fast charging capability. Further information on the lecture by Professor Dirk Uwe Sauer. Register for the lecture.

Dr. Matthias Meier-Grüll, Bioeconomy Meets Energy at Forschungszentrum Jülich, will give a lecture on How Much Space Do Solar Panels Need? Trends and Technologies that Avoid Land Competition from 5pm to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. The lecture will provide an insight into current developments in solar panel modules. New materials and stacked solar cells will be used more in the future and innovative integration concepts are on the rise. These concepts present aesthetic solutions while addressing the issue of space limitations. For more information on the lecture by Dr. Matthias Meier-Grüll and to register, please go to the website.