EG3323 Modern Electricity Markets, Major Graduate Course 10.0 credits

Moderna elmarknader, större doktorandkurs

The subject of this course is methods and models used for planning, operation and analysis of power systems and electricity markets.

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

    P, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 19 P3 (10.0 credits)

  • Application code


  • Start date


  • End date


  • Language of instruction


  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time


  • Form of study


  • Number of places

    No limitation

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to

  • describe the development and latest trends in electricity market design and its connection to operation and planning of power system,
  • give a presentation on a topic from the field,
  • discuss a topic from the field with other researchers as well as engineers, economists and policy makers from the industry,
  • provide an in-depth analysis and reflect upon different models and methods for electricity market design and planning and operation of power systems.

Course main content

Electricity market design, planning and operation of power systems, computational and simulation techniques relevant to analysis of modern electricity markets.


Individual project.


The course is intended for Ph.D. students in electric power systems, but can also be interesting for students from other fields of electrical engineering.


Technical reports and scientific publications.


  • EXA1 - Examination, 10.0, grading scale: P, F

The result of the project is reported in a seminar as well as a technical report (about 20-40 pages) or a scientific paper.

Requirements for final grade

  • Approved seminar.
  • Approved technical report.

Offered by

EECS/Electric Power and Energy Systems


Mikael Amelin


Lars Nordström <>

Lennart Söder <>

Mikael Amelin <>

Mohammad Hesamzadeh <>

Supplementary information

According to agreement.


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2011.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.