Decision Analysis in Energy Planning with Focus on Wind Power
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 1GV129
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Wind Power Project Management G1F
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 5 May 2017
- Responsible department
- Department of Earth Sciences
Wind Power Basics, 7.5 credits, or Energy and Environment, 7.5 credits, or Wind Power Planning and Permission, 7.5 credits.
After approved course the student will be able to:
- describe the multi-dimensional nature of renewable energy technologies
- decompose renewable energy projects into appropriate sustainability (energy, economic, technological, environmental, societal) criteria
- assess these criteria on a qualitative and/or quantitative basis and perform a comparative evaluation of potential competing projects
- account for fundamental aspects of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)
- apply basic principles of MCDA in the case of wind power
The course covers integrated evaluation of Renewable Energy Technologies as well as decision Analysis in Renewable Energy Planning.
Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: Methodological foundations and operational consequences. Application of basic MCDA methods in wind energy planning and decisions.
The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted to the e-classroom on the Internet and the student is given personal feedback by the tutor. A forum for discussion is available.
Written hand-in assignments 6 credits
A written essay 1.5 credits
The course cannot be included in the same degree as 1GV089, Introduction to Decision Analysis in Renewable Energy Planning: the Case of Wind Power.