[Economics] Energy Economics


General information

Course name Energy Economics
Course type Lecture
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Course coordinator  
Faculty Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Examination office Examination office of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Short summary The lecture provides a comprehensive introduction and contemporary analysis of the major areas of energy economics. It provides a balance of theory, applications and examples to give a rigorous grounding in the economic analysis of energy markets and regulatory and governance issues.

Information about study level

Study level  
Also possible for Suitable for advanced Bachelors (second year)

Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Written exam
Frequency Winter term

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
Further information on the teaching language recommended B2

Information about requirements

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Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content
  • Introduction
  • Energy demand: The bottom-up approach
  • Energy demand: The top-down approach
  • Energy demand: Forecasting
  • Energy supply: Investment
  • Energy supply: Non-renewable resource use
  • Energy supply: Renewable energy
  • Externalities
  • Electricity markets: Generation
  • Electricity markets: Transmission
  • Regulation and policy
Reading list Will be made available
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