TET4135 - Energy Systems Planning and Operation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Arbeider 25/100
Skriftlig eksamen 75/100 4 timer

Course content

Framework for energy planning. Framework conditions such as legislation, international obligations etc. Technical-economic-environmental description of different processes for transport, conversion and consumption of energy. Energy and heat planning. Local energy planning. Optimal operation of power production, among others hydro power. The water value method. An introduction to optimal expansion planning of energy systems. Support for renewable energy production.

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student shall:
- know the framework for energy planning, such as legislation and international obligations.
- understand the methodic foundation for energy planning on the local, regional and national level.
- understand methods for optima power production.
- understand the water value method.
- understand basic economic principles for investments in energy systems.

After completing the course, the student shall be able to:
- formulate and solve central problems within technical-economic-environmental planning and operation of stationary energy supply systems, electrical and thermal.
- give an account of the technical, economic and environmental consequences and optimize solutions for meeting the demand for electrical and thermal energy.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and compulsory exercises. Compulsory project work. The course is given in English. The final evaluation will be based on a written examination (counting 75%) and the project work (counting 25%) based on % fulfillment. Final grading will be from A to F. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may change from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project work
  • Exercises

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Printed compendium (Doorman, Ulseth).

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIE1035 7.5
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2014

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 4
No.of specialization hours: 5

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Energy and Process Engineering
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electric Power Engineering



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Arbeider 25/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer KONT Arbeider 25/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Skriftlig eksamen 75/100 2014-05-31 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer KONT Skriftlig eksamen 75/100 2014-08-06 09:00
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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