701-0967-00L  Project Development in Renewable Energies

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersR. Rechsteiner, A. Appenzeller, A. Wanner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 30.


701-0967-00 GProjektentwicklung im Bereich erneuerbarer Energien
Termine im Wechsel mit 701-0747-00L Entwicklungen nationaler Umweltpolitik
2 hrs
Thu/2w13:15-17:00CHN F 46 »
R. Rechsteiner, A. Appenzeller, A. Wanner

Catalogue data

AbstractProject development in renewable Energies
Realization of projects in the field of renewable energies, analysis of legal frame conditions and risks.
The students learn basics of renewable energy project realization from acknowledged experts active in the field.
They identify different tasks of various investor types.
They develop sample projects in practice within groups
ObjectiveYou become acquainted with the regulative, juridical and economic requirements of project development in renewable energies in the fireld of wind power, solar power and hydro power.
You learn to launch and judge projects by exercises in groups
You recognize chances and risks of renewable energy projects
ContentBusiness models for renewable energy projects
Introduction of market trends, market structure, technical trends and regulation in Switzerland and in the EU internal energy market
Necessary frame conditions for profitable projects
Project development samples and exercises in
wind power
hydro power
due diligence and country assessment.
Exact Program in German below
Lecture notesPPT presentation will be distributed (in German)
special frames:
LiteratureREN21 Renewables GLOBAL STATUS REPORT
Mit einer grünen Anlage schwarze Zahlen schreiben Link
UNEP: Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investments
Energiestrategie 2050 Faktenblätter des Bundes (PDF): Link
Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger: Wind Technologies Market Report 2015, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Bundesamt für Energie: Perspektiven für die Grosswasserkraft in der Schweiz Link
Windenergie-Report Deutschland Link
Prerequisites / NoticeFor group exercise and presentation reasons the number of participants is limited at 30 students. For exercices students build learning and presentational groups.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersR. Rechsteiner, A. Appenzeller, A. Wanner
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationEs wird die Teilnahme an den Gruppen-Übungen während des Unterrichts benotet.
Wer mehr als einmal fehlt, muss die Absenz mit einer speziellen Arbeit (Eigenleistung zuhause) nachholen.

Learning materials

Main linkProgramm und Unterlagen
RecordingProgramm und Unterlagen
Literaturesiehe Katalogdaten
Additional linksErgänzende Unterlagen
Only public learning materials are listed.


No information on groups available.


Places30 at the most
Waiting listuntil 04.10.2017

Offered in

Environmental Sciences BachelorRenewable EnergyWInformation
Environmental Sciences BachelorEngineering and PlanningWInformation
Environmental Sciences MasterMinor in Sustainable Energy UseWInformation