ENERGI9010 - The Transition towards Sustainable Energy Systems

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Course content

The UiO:Energy  Summer School will offer insights into ways of analyzing the ongoing transformation of the energy system with a particular focus on the future of the energy grid and how to balance the increasing intermittency. The course will combine lectures from a range of disciplines with study visits to energy facilities and the opportunity to collaborate with fellow participants on group projects. Throughout the week, students, professionals, and high-level academics and experts in the energy field will work together to develop a better understanding of the challenges facing the industry today.


The students will be given lectures by:

  • Jan Bråten, Special Advisor, Statnett
  • Astrid Skjønborg Brunt, Legal vice president Statnett
  • Ånund Killingtveit,  Professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NTNU and Vice Director  Centre for Environmental Design of Renewable Energy (CEDREN).
  • Øystein Ulleberg, Institute for Energy Technology and leader of  Mobility Zero Emission Energy Systems
  • Fred Espen Benth, Professor department of mathematics at University of Oslo
  • Bjørn Thorud, Senior Advicer Multiconsult
  • Anders Elverhøi, UiO:Energy


Admission to a PhD programme within a field focusing on sustainable energy systems.


How to apply

Contact Senior Executive Officer:

Øystein Moen



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Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

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Special examination arrangements

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The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course






Every other autumn starting 2015

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