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Renewable energy

Individual course

Course deals with the renewable energy production methods (e.g. wind, solar, P2X, biomass, hydrogen), their environmental impacts and utilisation of side streams for energy production.

Course contents

  • Renewable energy production methods and technologies
  • Water and wind power
  • Solar energy
  • Biofuels
  • Biomass conversion
  • Side streams utilisation
  • Power-to-X technologies
  • Emissions and environmental aspects

Learning outcomes

After the course the student is

  • able to define different methods and techniques on renewable energy production field.
  • can describe the energy production from renewable sources and is able to compare the environmental impacts of different ways of producing energy.
  • able to identify main specific characters, challenges and driving forces in the field.

Completion methods

  • Lectures on Mondays at 12-14 and Thursdays at 10-12 (not recorded)
  • Written final exam online 19.10.2023

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Responsible teacher

University of Oulu
Mika Huuhtanen, University lecturer

Further information about the course and studying

University of Oulu
FITech contact person Oulu

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Energy storages
Applications and technologies of energy storages,
Chemical process and environmental engineering,
Energy engineering,
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University of Oulu
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General prerequisites:
Basics of energy production and use.
Course suitable for:
People interested in the renewable energy production methods.
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