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Energy Procurement I

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

At the end of the course, the students know the difference between the classical und the structured procurement in the liberalized market and can estimate the complexity of the transition from one to the other.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Energy procurement is dealt with from the perspective of energy purchase:
Portfolio and risk management from the procurement view
Customer generation as an integrated component of procurement
Energy efficiency and load control as part of a procurement strategy
Optimization calculation
Purchase strategies

recommended or required reading

- Fabozzi F. J. et al (Hrsg.), The Handbook of Commodity Investing, Wiley Hoboken 2008
- Jackson, J., Energy budgets at risk, John Wiley & Sons New Jersey 2008
- Viertel, B., Kernkompetenzen im Gashandel, Diplomica Verlag GmbH Hamburg 2007
- Clew low, Les/ Strickland, Chris: Energy Derivatives, Lacima Publications, London, 2000
- Zenke/Schäfer; Energiehandel in Europa, Verlag C.H. Beck, München 2009

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.-Ing. Harald Skopetz

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit


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work placement(s)

not applicable