Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Renewable Energy Production A1N
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
120 credits in Science and Technology including a basic course in power systems or power system analysis. Attended courses in optimisation theory and statistics are recommended. English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
describe and explain international market structures and operation of electric power systems,
analyze and apply load and price forecasting,
explain and apply both price-based and security constrained unit commitment,
explain and apply transmission pricing and congestion,
analyze basic power system models for price optimization.
Market overview in electric power systems. Market power, risk and arbitrage in electricity markets. Short-term load and generation forecasting. Electricity price forecasting. Price-based unit commitment. Security-constrained unit commitment. Introduction to generation expansion and transmission investment planning. Electricity market laboratory.
Lectures, seminars, project work and assignments.
Project report (2.5 credits) and assignments (2.5 credits).
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.