Wind Power Project Development, 15 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Spring 2022, Mixed, 100%, Distance learning

    Start date: 21 March 2022

    End date: 5 June 2022

    Application deadline: 15 October 2021

    Application code: UU-68261 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

    Outline for distance course: The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted in the e-classroom on internet and you will receive personal feedback by the teacher. The course also includes other mandatory exercises. A forum for discussion is available. The Windows software windPRO is used in the course.

    Number of mandatory meetings: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings: 0

    Registration: 27 February 2022 – 20 March 2022

Entry requirements: 45 credits in wind power project management including Wind Power Energy Calculations, 7.5 credits, Wind Power Planning and Permission, 7.5 credits, and Wind Power Installation, Operations and Maintenance, 7.5 credits.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 32,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 32,500

Please note: The course is in English but hand-in assignments and project report can be submitted in Swedish.

About the course

Using the skills from previous courses and course literature regarding the economics and planning of a project, each student will make a feasibility study for a wind power project. The course addresses the identification of the project's stakeholders, its investment and financing, the planning system in which it is to be built, contract responsibility as well as project planning and auditing.During the feasibility study both the windPRO and WAsP wind resource assessment tools will be used.

More information

Syllabus with reading list

Syllabus with reading list

For every course there is a formal course syllabus. This contains the course name, extent and purpose. The course syllabus also provides information about content, literature and how the examination will take place.

Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Study Councelling

Email: studievagledningcampusgotland@uadm.uu.se

Telephone: +46 498 10 82 45