Energy System Analysis 1


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module, acquire the following: 

Learning objectives


  • Thorough knowledge of the energy system from energy supply via conversion to demand including fuels, renewable energy plants, conversion technologies, demand and savings
  • Knowledge of the localisation aspects of energy systems
  • Knowledge of the operation of energy plants as well as evaluation methods and analysis tools for energy plants, including technical limitation, optimizing possibilities, environmental and economic consequences, involvement of externalities
  • Knowledge of market conditions for energy plants


  • Can simulate the operation of energy systems with multiple dependent energy sources, energy conversion technologies and end-use energy demands.
  • Can optimise energy system operation against external electricity markets
  • Can assess application fields for tools and methods, including critically assess results and conclusions on the basis of different tools and methods
  • Can understand and reflect on theories, methods and analysis tools within the relevant areas


  • Can reflect critically on project-related choices of simulations and tools and their significance for analyses and results
  • Can adjust and adapt different simulations and tools for the topical challenges and needs

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.



Name of examEnergy System Analysis 1
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleEnergisystemanalyse 1
Module codePGLSEPK20103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Urban, Energy and Environmental Planning)
Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design