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International Comparison of Regulatory Approaches and Energy Policy

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students understand regulation as a central element of energy network management for conflicts between customer and owner interests. They understood and internalized the role and duties of the regulator and network operator. The students possess knowledge about intuitive and analytical methods of acquisition of expertise for energy network regulation in combination with the modelling of partial facts.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Subject of regulation and stakeholder
Energy networks – technology und political influences
Dealing with complex situations
Competition in the classical market and in network monopoly
EU - Regulation
Regulations forms
Comparison of national regulations systems
Incentive regulation – system und function
Efficiency processes – competitive simulations

recommended or required reading

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assessment methods and criteria

Paper, Exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

not applicable

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dipl.-Betriebsw. (FH) Florian König

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class Course

work placement(s)

not applicable