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Operating in Environment of Energy Sector (4 cr)

Code: IE10004-3001

General information


15.08.2022 - 30.09.2022


24.10.2022 - 16.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


1 - 50

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Engineering


  • Seppo Kainulainen

Teacher in charge

Seppo Kainulainen


  • IENS22
    Engineer, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Full-Time Studies, Fall, 2022


You understand the impact of the energy transition on society. You know the role of renewable energy in Finland and Europe, as a part of energy production and climate change mitigation. You know national and international policy instruments used in energy production. You get familiar with different renewable energy sources and their sustainable production. You understand the factors that impact heating efficiency and energy need in housing. The goal of the course is for students to gain an understanding of the energy sector and its meaning in society, as well as command the concepts used in the energy sector.


The main contents of the course include:
- Energy transition
- Energy markets
- Energy units
- Policy instruments used to decrease climate emissions
- Energy need and use
- Centralised and decentralised energy systems and production
- Sustainable energy production

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