Energy system analysis project course
Study plans 2016-2017 - TØL4201 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is supposed to have


  • have advanced knowledge about energy systems
  • have thorough knowledge about energy system analysis

Skills  :

  • be able to analyze existing theories, methodologies, data and results in the field and work independently with practical and theoretical issues.
  • have a deeper understanding of the systems perspective and analyze different energy systems
  • be able to use energy system analysis tools in order to carry out an independent, limited research or development project

General competence:

  • communicate about technical issues, analysis and conclusions in the field of system analysis
  • contribute to improvements by identifying system failure.


System concept

System boundary

System Analysis of different energy systems such as:  

  • Industrial
  • Regional
  • National

Energy Modelling Tools and choice

Modelling of different systems

Policy instruments

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

Introductory lectures

Computer based simulation

Project work


The course is based on students own work.

Form(s) of Assessment

Evaluation of Project(s)

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Project report

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner. External examiner every 4 years, next time in 2020.

Re-sit examination

New improved report within 3 month

Coursework Requirements

2 individual compulsory assignments

Teaching Materials

Will be given at semester start