Planning for Wind Energy, 5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 31 October 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-18225 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits)

    Registration: 10 October 2022 – 30 October 2022

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or social sciences. Also required is participation in Wind Power Development and Management, 15 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

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 12,083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083

About the course

The course covers theory and application of spatial planning for wind energy development and wind power projects. Local, regional and national regulations and permits are studied. The importance of good communication and acceptance among all stakeholders are practice in role play. Financial incentives and environmental considerations are evaluated for their potential effects in planning and on-schedule project execution. A role play of a consultation meeting for a proposed wind farm will be enacted as well as evaluation of social relevance and ethical considerations at wind power development.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Liselotte Aldén

Email: liselotte.alden@geo.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 83 64