FENT1102 - Introduction to Renewable Energy 2


New from the academic year 2023/2024

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment with report 40/100
School exam 60/100 3 hours D

Course content

- Introduction to chemistry and corrosion essential for renewable energy systems

- Various forms of energy storage (pumped power plants, compressed air, batteries, flow batteries, supercapacitors, flywheels)

- Hydrogen as an energy carrier, hydrogen production, hydrogen storage and hydrogen safety - fuel cells (technology, challenges and areas of application)

- Batteries as energy storage, production of batteries, electrochemistry, battery types, and basic batteries

- Production of e-fuel via renewable and sustainable processes

- Maritime renewable energy utilization

- Hybrid and smart energy systems

Learning outcome

The candidate has knowledge of:

- basic engineering methodology

- basic sustainability analyses

- basic professional ethics and health, environment and safety (HSE)

- basic digitization (e.g. use of Matlab and Python programming)

- various forms of energy storage

- Norwegian industry for renewable energy storage

- environmental problems related to energy storage

- research and development work within the field of renewable energy.

- innovation and entrepreneurship within renewable energy

The candidate is able to (skills):

- update their knowledge within the field through information gathering

- apply knowledge to solve theoretical, technical and practical problems within the subject areas of energy storage

- assess the energy and environmental consequences of various energy storage systems

- find, assess, use and refer to information and subject matter and present this in such a way that it illuminates an issue within Renewable Energy

The candidate must be able to (general competence):

- evaluate different methods of energy storage against each other

- consider appropriate measures for energy efficiency

- communicate project results in writing and orally

- assess the role of engineers in society

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, projects

Compulsory assignments

  • Calculation exercises

Further on evaluation

Written school examination, 3 Hours (60/100), Project work with Report (40/100).

Compulsory work requirements:

- 3 out of 5 exercises must be approved.

A re-sit examination will be held in August and may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Renewable Energy - Engineering (BIFOREN)

Course materials

Notes distributed via Blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FENA1001 5.0 AUTUMN 2023
FENG1001 5.0 AUTUMN 2023
FENT1001 5.0 AUTUMN 2023
FENA1102 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
FENG1102 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Energy and Process Engineering
  • Engineering Subjects


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 60/100 D 2024-05-07 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL110 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 73
SL215 Sluppenvegen 14 1
Spring ORD Assignment with report 40/100



Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 60/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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