MJ2473 Energy Policy Design 6.0 credits


  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Mechanical Engineering
  • Grading scale

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

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon successfully completing the course the student should be able to

- Realize how energy politics is designed and what it is supposed to achieve

- Evaluate how certain politics affect the environment and the society

- Define global and national energy policy factors which promote sustainable energy systems

Course main content

Energy policy is analaysed in a perspective and in relation to changes in different agendas for example growth, environment and development. How is energy policy designed nationally and globally? Which are the consequences on the environment and society of certain energy policies? How can energy policies be utilized to promote growth and fight poverty?


Prerequisites: 45 ECTS from Masterprogram studies in energy, environment or similar areas

and the course

Energy and Environment MJ2413 or corresponding knowledge including documented proficiency in english B or equivalent.


1. Publications from books and scientific journals, 2. Handouts from guest lecturers, 3. Case studies


  • INL1 - Home Assignment, 1.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO1 - Examen Task, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, 1.0, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 1.0, grading scale: P, F

Seminars, 1 cr

Two Assignments of each 1 cr

Exam 3 cr

Requirements for final grade

Presence on the seminars, two assignments (each with grade P/F)

Exam with grade A-F

Offered by

ITM/Energy Technology


Brijesh Mainali, brijesh.mainali@kth.se;


Semida Silveira <semida.silveira@energy.kth.se>


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2010.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2009.