Wind Power Development and Management 2019/2020 (15 credits)

Autumn 2019, 100 %, Campus

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 3 November 2019

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-18251 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Visby

Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

Entry Requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within engineering, science or social science.

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 36250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 36250

About the course:

The course includes studies of sustainable development and energy sources. Basic mathematical and physical concepts will be covered. An introduction to prerequisites for wind power development including how a wind turbine works, planning for wind energy, environmental impact, location and economic aspects will be given. The phases of wind power projects is studied. Oral and written presentations in a scientific context will be discussed and practiced in the course.

The course focus on project management methodology and processes specific to the development of wind power projects. Project planning, project team organisation, negotiations and conflict resolutions are important parts of the course. A site study visit to an operating wind farm is included.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 2592

Liselotte Aldén

E-mail: liselotte.alden@geo.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 83 64