228.742 Energy Economics (15 credits)

Covers the economic theory relevant to the energy sector, including discounted cash flow analysis, levelised cost, benefit-cost analysis and the internalising of externalities. Another major topic will be price determination and risk management. Attention is given to open access to energy facilities, the taxation of the energy sector, and the role of public utilities and government industry regulators. The unit emphasises that the role of the market should always be considered within the broader ecological and social context.

Note(s): This course is web-based with online content only. Reliable broadband internet connection required. This course is taught under a joint teaching arrangement by staff at the Research Institute of Sustainable Energy at Murdoch University via their distance learning system to Massey University students. The dates of delivery will differ. Contact the course coordinator below if further information is required.

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Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2017 Semester one full semester Distance
2017 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester one full semester Distance
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

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