In the summer semester 2015, the master students of the UDE's specialisation in energy underwent a two-day excursion to Hamburg. The aim of their journey was to gather information about all aspects of energy. They visited several sites, such as the Wilhelmsburg energy bunker.
With 47 participants, the event was already fully booked weeks before the start of the trip.The following visits took place in detail:
· Pumped-Storage-Power Plant
· Fish Ladder
· Energy Mountain Georgswedel
· Energy Bunker Wilhelmsburg
On the first day of the excursion, students had the opportunity to visit a pumped storage power station. According to the operators, the plant can supply as much energy as a medium-sized nuclear power plant every day for about eight hours.After returning to the hotel, the program ended in the afternoon and the rest of the day was at one's leisure to explore the city of Hamburg.The next day the visit of the energy bunker Wilhelmsburg was on the agenda. This imposing building houses a combined heat and power plant and a solar thermal system. We went on to the energy mountain Georgswedel. This toxic waste disposal site was secured at great expense and additionally embellished with a meadow and wind power plants.There was also a film about the origin of the mountain, in which mainly the topic of toxic waste was discussed. The excursion left a lasting impression on the participants.