Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 11.01.2023 - 19.04.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Robert Millar, Matti Lehtonen

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Exam, group assignments.

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

DETAILS

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    4 Quality Education

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - IV
    2023-2024 Spring III - IV

    Enrollment :

    Registration for Courses on Sisu (sisu.aalto.fi).