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Electricity market

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 20 (including max. 10 degree students)

Please note that you cannot complete both this course and the shorter version of the course (2 ECTS).

This is a supporting course.

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:

  1. describe the characteristics of the different business sectors in the Nordic electricity market
  2. explain electricity price formation
  3. explain the operation principle of the power exchange
  4. identify and describe the products of the power exchange
  5. select the right risk management method for electricity trade
  6. describe the tasks of the different parties in an electric power system in maintaining technical and commercial power balance, including demand side management
  7. describe the motivations and principles of electricity market deregulation.

Teaching methods

This is an online course with distant learning, video lectures, weekly assignments and a Moodle exam.

Assessment is based on weekly assignments (50 %) and the Moodle exam (50 %).

More information in LUT University’s Sisu course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.


Responsible teacher

LUT University
Samuli Honkapuro, Associate professor

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg, Student services specialist
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Energy storages
Energy markets and business models
Course code:
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Teaching period:
Application deadline:
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Host university:
LUT University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Study suitable for:
Future energy storage professionals
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