MJ2477 Energy Policy and Planning 6.0 credits

Energipolitik och planering

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Environmental Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Autumn 19 for programme students

Autumn 18 for programme students

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.


Kursen kommer att baseras på 1) Artiklar från böcker och vetenskapliga tidskrifter, 2) Material utdelat i samband med gästföreläsningar, 3) Fallstudier i form av material sammanställt av läraren

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 - Exam 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


Semida Silveira (semida.silveira@energy.kth.se)


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


Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2015.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2015.