Syllabus for Wind Power Planning

Vindkraft - planering


  • 7.5 credits
  • Course code: 1GV196
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management G1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2021-03-04
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2021
  • Entry requirements: General entry requirements
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • identify and reflect on spatial planning and policy for wind power establishment
  • analyse the spatial planning process for wind power
  • identify and reflect on the environmental impact from wind power
  • explain how to take into account public opinion and establish a dialogue about wind power
  • describe and reflect on the permission process for a wind power project


This course covers the topics of energy policy, financial incentives, spatial planning policy and the permission process for wind power development. Additionally planning strategies and methods, environmental impact including landscape considerations, opinion and acceptance are studied. The knowledge gained during the course will be applied by the student by performing an analysis of the planning process for wind power.


The course is given as a net-based course. Hand-in assignments are submitted to the e-classroom on the Internet and the student will receive personal feedback by the teacher. A forum for discussion is available.


Written hand-in assignments (6 credits) and a written project assignment (1.5 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.

Other directives

The course cannot be included in the same degree as 1GV058, 1GV117 or 1GV175 Wind Power Planning and Permission.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Autumn 2021

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Wizelius, Tore Vindkraft i teori och praktik

    3., uppdaterade uppl.: Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2015

    Find in the library


  • Wizelius, Tore Wind power projects : theory and practice

    Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2015

    Find in the library


Parts of the above literature are used in the course. In addition to this literature an additional 200-300 pages of literature will be provide in the e-classroom.

Last modified: 2022-04-26