Course code FORN230

FORN230 Energy Policy and Markets

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Course responsible: Torjus Folsland Bolkesjø
Teachers: Jon Gustav Kirkerud, Per Kristian Kåreson Lobenz Rørstad
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The course shows how the relationship between energy resources, technology, markets and policy influence energy production, prices and profitability. 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.
Learning outcome:


The student will have knowledge of the energy markets and energy policies that affect the profitability of renewable energy, with an emphasis on power market


Students will be able to apply theory and knowledge about energy markets to explain price formation in the market and how central energy policy means affect the markets.


Students shall after the course be familiar with the functioning of power market and energy policy impacts on energy markets.

Learning activities:
Lectures, assignments and independent study.
Teaching support:
The reading list will be handed out at the first lecture.
ECN110, FORN200
Recommended prerequisites:
Final written exam - 3 hours (counts 100%)
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Total app. 35 hours lectures - 2 hours pr week, seminars, trainings and guest lectures.
Examiner evaluates all exam assignments.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / F