Introduction to Energy Business(E)

level of course unit

first cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to identify basic terms, market
regulations and developments in the energy sector and to
classify them in their context.
This includes the assessment of new business models in a
changing world of energy generation and sustainability.

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

Students receive an overview of the most important terms
and principles of the European energy industry.
- Unbundling
- Grid usage, trade and distribution
- Energy conversion, transport and distribution
- Renewables and Smart technologies

recommended or required reading

Bhattacharyya, S.: Energy Economics: Concepts, Issues,
Markets and Governance, Springer Verlag 2011

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures and exercises

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Woyke

year of study

First cycle

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)


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