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Sources and Use of Renewable Energy (5 cr)

Code: BIY6015-3005

General information


31.07.2022 - 15.04.2023


30.08.2022 - 28.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Open UAS


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


1 - 60

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Engineering


  • Seppo Kainulainen

Teacher in charge

Seppo Kainulainen

Scheduling groups

  • Avoimen opiskelijat (Size: 30. Open UAS: 30.)
  • Pienryhmä (schedulingGroup) 1 (Size: 10. Open UAS: 0.)


  • KAKK23
    Karelia, Open UAS, All, Spring, 2023
  • KAKS22
    Karelia, Open UAS, All, Fall, 2022

Small groups

  • Open UAS students
  • Pienryhmä (schedulingGroup) 1


You know the importance of renewable energy in the Finnish and European society. You know where to increasing the use of renewable energy sources is based on, and how their use can be controlled. You will understand how and where the different types of renewable energy can be used to. You know the environmental impact of energy production. You know the biomasses for energy using fuel specifications. You know the energy resources business opportunities. You know the different renewable energy sources and how to use them.


- energy production and use in Finland
- operating the energy sector
- feed-in tariffs, emission trading and other energy production and the use of control mechanisms and legal matters
- energy-conversion coefficients and energy trading
- renewable energy sources (biomass, water, sun, wind)
- the use of the renewable energy
- renewable energy-based energy production
- energy efficiency
- energy emissions and environmental impact
- energy from waste
- renewable energy as part of decentralized energy production system

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