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BL40A2301 Energy Efficiency, 6 cr 
Code BL40A2301  Validity 01.08.2013 -
Name Energy Efficiency  Abbreviation Energy Efficien 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesYes
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Jero Ahola 
Tero Ahonen 
Samuli Honkapuro 
Tero Kaipia 
Antti Kosonen 
Lasse Laurila 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta

The course is suitable for distance learning.

Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 1 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc (Tech.) Jero Ahola


Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: 1. determine actions for the energy efficiency of the energy conversion process, 2. estimate the overall energy efficiency of the energy conversion system, 3. identify applications of electric energy usage and apply methods that can be used to improve the energy efficiency.


The course provides the student with an introduction to the significance and development potential of energy efficiency in energy production, transmission, distribution and end use. The focus is on electric energy and systems approach. The lecture topics are the efficiency of energy production processes, the efficiency of electricity transmission and distribution and the efficiency of energy end use. The course is arranged as a series of lectures delivered by experts. The lecture topics may vary from year to year.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 12 h, individual home works 141 h, examination 3 h. The course is suitable for distance learning.
Total workload 156 h.

Suitability for doctoral studies (Yes/Leave empty)  Yes 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  Yes 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, examination 100%. In addition, 70 % of individual assignments have to be passed. It is also possible to receive additional points to the exam based on the individual assignments.

Course Materials 

Lecture material in Moodle.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  max 15 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  max 15 

Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Energy Efficiency  COURSE  Jero Ahola,
Tero Ahonen,
Samuli Honkapuro,
Tero Kaipia,
Antti Kosonen,
Lasse Laurila 
02.03.20 -17.04.20 -

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