Energy System Analysis 2


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module, acquire the following: 

Learning objectives


  • Thorough knowledge of technical and economic energy system analysis on a regional, national or international level, including a special focus on renewable energy and energy savings
  • Knowledge of various types of energy system analysis models and their application
  • Knowledge of technical, economic and environmental optimisation criteria in relation to energy planning and societal interests
  • Knowledge of the connection between technical analyses, socio-economic consequences and public regulation


  • Can analyse and assess consequences of the implementation of large quantities of renewable energy
  • Can analyse the interplay between energy efficiency improvements (saving) and energy supply in a sustainability strategy
  • Can analyse and assess energy systems from technical, economic and environmental criteria
  • Can analyse and assess energy systems from a number of optimisation criteria, including possible conflicting interests
  • Can assess applications for evaluation methods and tools, including critically assess results and conclusions on the basis of different methods and tools


  • Can prepare proposals for technical system design and combine it with the design of public regulation and strategies in energy planning
  • Can independently start and participate in interdisciplinary tasks and cooperation on an organisation level
  • Can independently take the responsibility for own professional development and specialisation

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.



Name of examEnergy System Analysis 2
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
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 2
Module codePGLSEPK17203
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