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Renewable Energy Technology

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IMEP0402
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014EM
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2015-2016)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Ketola, Pekka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2015-2016

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
4I-EM-5N2015-10-26 – 2015-12-31Adebayo AgbejuleEnglish2015-08-14 – 2015-10-30

Learning Outcomes

The student knows different ways to produce energy using renewable energy resources like solar, wind, hydro, wave, fuel cells and thermal heat. The student is able to make investment calculations for these energy resources.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 81 h, of which
- scheduled studies 42 h
- autonomous studies 39 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisities


Life cycle cost calculations, technical features, advantages and disadvantages of different renewable energy resources.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Roland Wegenmayr, Thomas Bührke (Eds.):
Renewable Energy

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignment, laboratory exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exam, and assessment of the assignments. The completion of laboratory exercises is mandatory.