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The Electric Power Industry

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
The Electric Power Industry
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012
Module code: EE-K2-513
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written or oral exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFMEES-111 Electrical Engineering - Renewable Energy and System Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 1, mandatory course, non-technical
E1550 (P211-0008) Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , optional course, non-technical
EE-K2-513 (P211-0008) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012 , semester 5, optional course, engineering
EE-K2-513 (P211-0008) Energy system technology / Renewable energies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2015 , semester 5, optional course, engineering
E2532 (P211-0008) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , optional course, non-technical
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Michael Igel
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Igel

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the fundamentals of the field, as well as the energy industry and the associated combination of technology and economics.
In addition, students will be able to:
- describe the entire chain of energy supply from the production, conversion, transmission and distribution to the supply of electrical energy and natural gas to the consumer
- explain technological-economic interrelationships and acknowledge them from the perspective of energy law
- explain the structure of the German energy market and the terms used in the energy industry
- calculate individual electricity supply contracts and demonstrate the importance of risk management for the energy industry

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Module content:
1. Primary energy market
2. Procuring grid-bound energy
3. Energy law framework
4. Transmission and distribution of energy
5. Price factors and price systems in the energy industry

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Recommended or required reading:
Konstantin: Praxisbuch Energiewirtschaft
Schiffer: Energiemarkt Deutschland
Dittmann; Gnüchtel; Stamer; u.a.: Energiewirtschaft
VDEW: Energierecht, Ergänzungsband zur EnWG-Novelle

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