Decision Analysis in Energy Planning with Focus on Wind Power 2018/2019 (7.5 credits)

Spring 2019 weeks 04-12 (21 January - 24 March) - Mixed - 50 % - Distance learning

Application Deadline: 2018-10-15

Enrolment Code: UU-68239 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Final school grades (40 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (10 %) - Higher education credits, maximum 165 credits (50 %)

Outline for distance course: The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted in the e-classroom on Internet and the student will receive personal feedback by the teacher. A forum for discussion is available. To participate in the course you will need a computer with internet connection and Flash.

Entry Requirements: Wind Power Basics, 7.5 credits, or Energy and Environment, 7.5 credits, or Wind Power Planning and Permission, 7.5 credits.


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 16250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16250

About the course:

The course initially involves an introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) and related projects in accordance to their main advantages and disadvantages. It will then provide for a decomposition analysis of RETs into a number of sustainability criteria and will describe the need for an integrated assessment of competing projects. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis methods will be introduced as an appropriate operational tool in renewable energy planning and their relevance will be highlighted in the context of wind power.

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Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villav. 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villav. 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-471 2592

Heracles Polatidis

Telephone: +46 498 10 83 73