Course code FORN240

FORN240 Energy Distribution and Storage Systems

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Course responsible: Muyiwa Samuel Adaramola
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching and evaluation in August block
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2016-2017
Course contents:
In this course, main emphasis will be placed on the issues relating to electricity grid system. The grid tariff and impact grid on investment decision will be examined. Furthermore, issues related to environmental issues of grid planning and construction will be discussed. The benefits and shortcomings of selected energy storage systems will be discussed.
Learning outcome:


After completed course, the student should have complete understanding of the electricity distribution and storage systems


After the completion of the course, the student will able:

  • To understand basics concepts of electrical power system distribution planning 
  • To understand electricity distribution system economics
  • To discuss factors that affect selection of storage systems

General competence

The student shall be able to communicate and discuss issues related to planning of electricity distribution. Furthermore, student will know how to select appropriate storage systems for specific application from economic and technical point of views.

Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises, and seminars.
Teaching support:


Course responsible can provide academic support to students during office hours

Delivered in first lecture.
Basic knowledge in mathematics (MATH100), FORN200 or similar.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Exercises, article review and presentation.
Augustblokk assessment. One written exam (3 hours) 100%. Compulsary avtivites must be completed and passed.
Nominal workload:
Ca.150 hours lectures and exercises, seminars and self study.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Combined 50 hours of lectures, exercises, and students' presentation 
External examiner evaluates all written examination.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / F