IØ8303 - Energy Markets


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 100/100

Course content

The course discusses different models for analysis of energy markets and how energy companies adjust to these. Emphasis is put on the relationship between technical and economic features in natural gas and electricity markets. The course focuses on how market-driven optimization of the value chains and production resources of energy companies can be modelled and how energy markets work and form prices. Uncertainty in market prices and resource availability is handled with a basis in financial theory and in methods of operations research.

Learning outcome

The course will give the student an advanced introduction to how liberalized energy markets function, with an emphasis on European markets.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, project work and excursions.

Course materials

Scientific articles and selected literature. Given at course startup.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IØ8810 2.5
TIØ4556 5.0
TIØ4557 5.0
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Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2011

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Business Economics
  • Managerial Economics, Finance and Operations Research
  • Finance and Managerial Economics
  • Business Econimics and Management
  • Industrial Economics and Technology Management
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100
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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