Credits: 5

Schedule: 08.01.2020 - 08.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

John Millar

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III-IV (Spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

You will understand the role, context and contemporary challenges of electricity distribution networks.

You will be able to plan urban and rural electricity distribution networks.

You will gain a critical overview of electricity markets and regulation.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Technical and economic aspects of electricity distribution network planning, functioning of electricity markets and regulation of the distribution business.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exam, group assignments.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 50 h, Assignments 30 h, independent studies and work-based learning 20 h, revision 22 h, exam 3 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1) Lecture slides,

2) pdf documents, links to websites

3) Lakervi & Holmes: Electricity Distribution Network Design, 2nd Edition, IEE.

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): 

Panopto recordings will be available

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces S-18.3153 and S-18.3154

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-E8413 Power Systems or comparable knowledge.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course starts in week 2

Language class 3 English

Additional information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Sähköenergiatekniikka or An Introduction to Electric Engineering (ELEC-E8422) is required before taking this course.

students and bachelor students: Circuit
theory, including 3-phase and AC power.


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