Time: 1.9.-18.12.2020. Login to the platform within 2 weeks.
Place: eKampus
Extent: 5
Number of study places: 100
Target group: All who are interested in the topic.
Required previous skills: Not required to have any prior know-how or skills.
Lecturer: Merja Mäkela (firstname.lastname@xamk.fi)


Credited in degree: Degree Programme in Energy Engineering
Enrolment by: 16.8.2020
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.



Learning outcomes:
After this study unit, a student is able toexplain significant renewable energy sources and their trends in Finland and globallydescribe how renewable energy sources can be technically utilizedevaluate the profitability of different renewable energy sources.

Contents and methods:
HydropowerWind powerSolar powerWood, peat and biomass energyWaste energyGeothermal powerOcean energyHydrogen technology and fuel cells.

Assessment: The course assessment: 1-5.
Excellent (5), good (4-3), satisfactory (2-1), fail (0)

Transcript of records will be delivered by request
 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
Cancellation has to be made 14 days before the course starts. Cancellation by email to openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.