Energy Systems and Energy Economy

Modul number: EI 8029

Duration: 1 Semester

Recurrence: Winter semester

Language: English

Number of ECTS: 5


Professor in charge: Ulrich Wagner

Amount of work

Class attendance: 60

Private study: 90

Total: 150

Course work and exam formalities

Written exam in the end of the module, 60 min.


Structure and development trends of energy supply and application; Fudamental terms and definitions in energy economy; Technical, energetic and economic description and balancing of energy usage ranging from energy services to primary energy (including renewable energies); New energy markets, instruments for modelling and analysis of energy equipment and systems;

Learning outcome

At the end of the module: students are able to:

- understand the principles of energy supply and the properties of provision of applied energy carriers,

- provide an overview on the generation of electrical energy and the properties of the applied power plants,

- analyse and assess the operating method of power plants based on requirements arising from fulfilments of energy demand;




- Students have the opportunity to carry out practical tasks at the test stands

- Blackboard

- Manuscript for the lecture and all experiments

- Presentations

Teaching and studying methods

In lectures, teacher-centred teaching is applied. In addition students have to perform reading assignments. In tutorials, exercise problems are solved.