FORN230 Energy Policy and Markets
Showing course contents for the educational year 2014 - 2015 .
Course responsible: Torjus Folsland Bolkesjø
Teachers: Per Kristian Kåreson Lobenz Rørstad
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2011-2012
The course shows how the relationship between energy resources, technology, markets and policy influence energy production and distribution locally, nationally and internationally. The course will present themes such as supply and demand in energy markets, price formation, trading systems, policy instruments and risks, as well as national and international energy policies.
Knowledge:The student will have knowledge of the energy markets and energy policies that affectthe profitability of renewable energy,with an emphasis on power market Skills:Students willbe able to apply theory and knowledge about energy markets to explain price formation in the market andhow central energy policy means affect the markets. Generalcompetencies:Students shall after the course be familiar with the functioning of power market and energy policy impacts on energy markets.
Lectures, assignments and independent study.
The reading list will be handed out at the first lecture.
Trainings that are evaluated passed/not passed
Final written exam - 3 hours (counts 100%)
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
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Total app. 35 hours lectures - 2 hours pr week, seminars, trainings and guest lectures.
Examiner evaluates all exam assignments.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått