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The objective with this course is to study how the power system affects the environment and how electric power engineers can contribute to sustainable development.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus EG2320 (Spring 2015–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The main part of the course is a case study, where students analyse a part of the power system and its impact on the environment. The students work in groups in these case studies. In addition to that, students should invididually make a critical review of the work of another group and write an invidual essay on roles of the power system and the electric power engineer in a sustainable society. The students' work is supported by some lectures and supervision in group and individually.

Intended learning outcomes

The objective with this course is to study how the power system affects the environment and how electric power engineers can contribute to sustainable development.

To pass the course, the students should show that they are able to

• analyse and discuss how a part of the power system affects the environment, which alternatives there are, as well as the costs for reducing the environmental impact,

• critically review other environmental analyses,

• reflect upon the role of the power system in a sustaiable society as well as how the student in his or her future profesional career can accomplish concerning environment.

Course Disposition

Project work and essay.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

180 HEC and English B/English 6 (or equivalent)

Recommended prerequisites

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Students should find their literature themselves with support of their supervisors.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • PRO1 - Project Work 1, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web EG2320

Offered by

EES/Electric Power Systems

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

This course is only for students in the TELPM programme.