Intended learning outcomes *
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
describe the different parts (technology) of the energy system based on a division into energy use, distribution and production, as well as be able to account quantitatively (roughly, as a percentage) for which functions and services in the society that need/cause extraction of primary energy.
account for Sweden's development in the energy field since the 1970s and identify important strategic decisions that have influenced the energy systems of today, as well as for different types of policy instruments and their importance for introducing new technology in the energy system.
describe the different actors of the energy system (and their roles) based on a division into energy use, distribution and production, and identify and discuss energy-related technical challenges in Sweden, Scandinavia and Europe
Competence and skills
present ones work both orally and in writing in a professional and convincing way
under time pressure develop and present (in a convincing way) a new innovative business idea in collaboration with an external employer (case task)
Judgement and approach
identify, discuss and critically evaluate energy and sustainability related issues in today's society
identify, evaluate and communicate the consequences of future technology choices in the different parts of the energy system, as well as clearly account for examples of actor related goal conflicts in the energy system